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Fomitella supina (Sw.) Murrill

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Scientific name
Fomitella supina
Author
(Sw.) Murrill
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Fomitopsidaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Danilo Chagas
Contributors
Eraswi Zasula
Comments etc.
Danilo Chagas, Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Fomitella supina has purplish brown to smoky grey pore surface, dark brown context and tube layer and small pores (Ryvarden 2015).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 11 countries, mostly reported to Brazil and the USA.


Population and Trends

There are about 553 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in the Brazil and USA.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Tropical to subtropical species. In Brazil, the species is found in Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

In Brazil, this species is not well distributed, registered only in two biomes, Atlantic Rain Forest and Cerrado, both hotspots.

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.


Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management PlanPopulation trendsHabitat trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted