- 2Under Assessment
- 3Preliminary Assessed
Gloeodontia discolor (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Boidin
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- Scientific name
- Gloeodontia discolor
- (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Boidin
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Assessment status
- Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
- Comments etc.
- Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni
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?
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
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
Tropical and subtropical species. In Brazil, the species is found in Amazon Forest, Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Caatinga.
Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farming
In Brazil, this species is moslty recorded in the Atlantic Forest, a hotspot.
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Most records are in protected areas, however few of them in Cerrado or Caatinga.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsSpecies Action/Recovery PlanArea-based Management Plan
The species even occurring in all biomes has a fragmented distribution. Studies about its population distribution are needed.
Use and Trade
Regional Population and Trends