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Cantharellus roseus (Schwein.) Fr.

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Scientific name
Cantharellus roseus
Author
(Schwein.) Fr.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Cantharellales
Family
Cantharellaceae
Assessment status
Preliminary Assessed
Preliminary Category
DD
Proposed by
James Westrip
Assessors
James Westrip

Assessment Notes

Justification

There is a high degree of uncertainty regarding this species, and some authors consider it not to belong in the genus Cantharellus. Irrespective of its taxonomic position there is a paucity of information on this species, that precludes an accurate assessment of the species’ status. Therefore, it is assessed as Data Deficient.


Taxonomic notes

Eyssartier and Buyck (2000) consider that this species does not belong in the genus Cantharellus, but no alternative has been proposed.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The type collection of this species is from North Carolina, USA (Burt 1914).


Population and Trends

There is no quantitative information regarding the population size and trend.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

The exact habitat requirements of this species are unknown, but the type was collected amongst mosses, close to shrubs (Kalmia sp.) (Burt 1914).

Unknown

Threats

Further information regarding the range of the species is required before an assessments of its threats can be made.


Conservation Actions


Research needed

Further research is required to locate additional specimens, resolve the taxonomic placement of the species, and to get a clearer idea of its range and ecology.

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Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted