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Ganoderma oerstedii (Fr.) Torrend

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Scientific name
Ganoderma oerstedii
Author
(Fr.) Torrend
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Ganodermataceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Danilo Chagas
Comments etc.
Danilo Chagas, Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

The diagnostic characters of this species are the color of the basidiomata, context with resinous bands, cuticle cells with protuberances and/or branches, and its partially anastomosed basidiospore pillars (Torres-Torres et al. 2015).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 6 countries, mostly recorded in Brazil.


Population and Trends

There are about 52 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in the Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found only in Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

In Brazil, this species is not well distributed, registered only in 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]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

All reports in Brazil are in protected area.


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