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Psathyloma psathyrelloides (Singer) Kuhar & Nouhra

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Scientific name
Psathyloma psathyrelloides
Author
(Singer) Kuhar & Nouhra
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Strophariaceae
Assessment status
Published
Proposed by
James Westrip
Assessors
Giuliana Furci, Francisco Kuhar, Donald Pfister, Pablo Sandoval-Leiva, Matthew Smith, Camille Truong
Comments etc.
Anders Dahlberg, James Westrip
Reviewers
Gregory Mueller

Assessment Notes

Justification

This species found over a very broad area, but is uncommon across the whole range. It does occur with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees, though, and is not thought to be under significant threat. It is assessed as Least Concern.


Taxonomic notes

This species was originally described as Pholiota psathyrelloides Singer (Singer 1969). The species was recently transferred to the genus Psathyloma as Psathyloma psathyrelloides (Singer) Kuhar & Nouhra, in Kuhar et al. (N.Z. Journal of Botany 57(4): 266 (2019)).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

This species is found over a very broad area in Patagonia, where Nothofagus species occur.


Population and Trends

It is thought to be uncommon.

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

It occurs with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees.

Subantarctic ForestTemperate Forest

Threats

It is not thought to be under significant threat.


Conservation Actions

No specific actions are thought to be required.


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography

Kuhar, F., Truong, C., Smith, M. E., Matheny, P. B., & Nouhra, E. (2019). Molecular and morphological evidence place Pholiota psathyrelloides from Patagonia within the ectomycorrhizal genus Psathyloma (Agaricales). New Zealand Journal of Botany, 57(4), 261-270.

Singer R. 1969. Mycoflora australis. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia. 29:1–405.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted