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Hallingea purpurea (Zeller & C.W. Dodge) Castellano

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Scientific name
Hallingea purpurea
Author
(Zeller & C.W. Dodge) Castellano
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Hysterangiales
Family
Gallaceaceae
Assessment status
Published
Assessment date
2020-04-01
IUCN Red List Category
LC
Assessors
Furci, G. & Smith, M.
Reviewers
Dentinger, B. & Mueller, G.M.

Assessment Notes

The content on this page is fetched from The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/172832620/172861372

Justification

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.

Geographic range

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.

Threats

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.

Conservation Actions

No specific conservation actions are needed with regards to this species, and no specific research is currently needed to understand the conservation of this species.

Use and Trade

This species has no known human uses.

Source and Citation

Furci, G. & Smith, M. 2020. Hallingea purpurea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T172832620A172861372. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T172832620A172861372.en .Accessed on 31 January 2022

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