This species is characterized by its thin, flexible, silky, hairy, white or pale straw color, the basidioma with wide pores (2-3/mm), gray-brown or grayish areas, angular, more or less whole, the dssepiments tapering to the edge pale straw to pale ochraceous (Corner 1989; Gomes-Silva et al. 2010).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
Species well distributed throughout the world, with highest occurrences in Mexico and Brazil.
Population and Trends
A well-distributed species, with about 2000 records.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs in five Brazilian biomes: Amazon, Cerrado, Caatinga, Pampa and Atlantic Forest.
It presents no evident threat, being very common in Brazil and Mexico.
Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration
There are records in areas that are not protected.
Resource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration
Studis about other possible areas of occurrence of the species.