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Mucor subtilissimus Oudem.

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Scientific name
Mucor subtilissimus
Author
Oudem.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Chytrid, Zygomycete, Downy Mildew and Slime Mould
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Zygomycota
Class
Incertae sedis
Order
Mucorales
Family
Mucoraceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Leslie Freitas
Comments etc.
Leslie Freitas

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Colonies white to yellowish, growing rapidly on BDA at 25 ° C. Sporangiophores erect, simple or poorly branched, 8 - 9.4 μm diam.  Sporangia yellow, globose, with a vitreous aspect, wall deliquescent, 60-75 μm diam.  Columellae globose to subglobose, up to 50-33. Sporangiospores up to 5.5 × 2.5 μm, with granular contents. Chlamydospores and zigosporangia absent.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Only reported in five countries. Due to the lack of distribution I would suggest this species to be categorized as insufficient data (DD).


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Known in 5 countries.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

Commonly isolated from soil and herbivore dung.


Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography

SCHIPPER, M. A. A. On certain species of Mucor with a key to all accepted species. Studies in Mycology, v. 25, p.1–53, 1990.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted