• Proposed
  • 2Under Assessment
  • 3Preliminary Assessed
  • 4Assessed
  • 5Published

Trichaptum sector (Ehrenb.) Kreisel

Go to another Suggested Species...

Scientific name
Trichaptum sector
Author
(Ehrenb.) 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
Danilo Chagas
Comments etc.
Danilo Chagas, Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Trichaptum sector is characterized of flabelliform, whitish to greyish basidiomata and the grey hymenial surface (Gibertoni et al 2011).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 19 countries, mostly reported in Brazil and the USA.


Population and Trends

There are about 770 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in the Brazil and USA.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found in the Atlantic Forest, Amazon Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

In Brazil, this species is mostly recorded in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot. The other records are in the Amazonia (currently being deforested at the highest rates in the last decades) and Cerrado (also a hotspot).

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]Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trendsHabitat trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted