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Trametes villosa (Sw.) Kreisel

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Scientific name
Trametes villosa
Author
(Sw.) Kreisel
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Polyporaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Ailton Matheus
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Ailton Matheus, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

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?


Geographic range

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.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Mangrove Forest Vegetation Above High Tide Level

Threats

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

Conservation Actions

There are records in areas that are not protected.

Resource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

Studis about other possible areas of occurrence of the species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted