This is one of the most common truffle-like fungi in Nothofagaceae forests in Chile and Argentina. It is associated with a wide array of Nothofagaceae host species in a variety of habitats, over a wide area. It is assessed as Least Concern.
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
found over a very broad area, common with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees
This species is found over a very broad area in southern Chile and Argentina in a wide variety of forest types with Nothofagaceae.
Population and Trends
This ectomycorrhizal species is found over a wide geographic area with many different species of Nothofagaceae host trees and in a variety of forest types. The population appears to be stable.
Population Trend: Stable
Habitat and Ecology
This ectomycorrhizal species is associated with a wide variety of Nothofagaceae host trees.
Due to the widespread occurrence of this species in a variety of Nothofagaceae-dominated forests, there are currently no major threats that imperil this species.
No specific conservation actions are needed with regards to this species.
No specific research is currently needed to understand the conservation of this species.
Use and Trade
This species has no known human uses.
Hallingea purpurea from Villarica volcano. Photograph by M. E. Smith