- 2Under Assessment
- 3Preliminary Assessed
Hydnophlebia chrysorhiza (Torr.) Parmasto
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- Scientific name
- Hydnophlebia chrysorhiza
- (Torr.) Parmasto
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Assessment status
- Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
- Comments etc.
- Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni
Hydnophlebia chrysorhiza is the only species in the genus with spores narrowly ellipsoid to cylindrical and scattered clamps in the aculei hyphae.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
This species is a quite common and well represented in temperate regions. However, the few reports in the tropics may indicate this species as rare in these regions.
The species in known in 8 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 3 of the 26 states.
Population and Trends
There are about 135 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in the USA and only 4 in Brazil.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
In Brazil, the species is found only in Atlantic Forest.
Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration
In Brazil, this species is not well distributed, registered only in Atlantic Rain Forest, a hotspot.
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management
Three reports in Brazil are in protected area, one is doubtful.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trends
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
Use and Trade
Known distribution - countries
Regional Population and Trends