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Gloeodontia discolor (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Boidin

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Scientific name
Gloeodontia discolor
Author
(Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Boidin
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Russulales
Family
Stereaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
Comments etc.
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Gloeodontia discolor is characterised by ornamented, amyloid basidiospores, and differs from similar species due to a dimitic hyphal system with pale yellow to yellow skeletal hyphae.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 6 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 10 of the 26 states.


Population and Trends

There are about 77 records of this species in GBIF, being 41 of them in Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

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

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, this species is moslty recorded in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farming

Conservation Actions

Most records are in protected areas, however few of them in Cerrado or Caatinga.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

The species even occurring in all biomes has a fragmented distribution. Studies about its population distribution are needed.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsSpecies Action/Recovery PlanArea-based Management Plan

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted