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Craterellus tubaeformis (Fr.) Quél.

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Scientific name
Craterellus tubaeformis
Author
(Fr.) Quél.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Cantharellales
Family
Cantharellaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
James Westrip
Comments etc.
James Westrip

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

A widespread species. If there is no evidence of rapid declines globally, this species will likely qualify as Least Concern.


Geographic range

This species is widespread in the northern hemisphere. More southern records could refer to introductions (or misidentifications).


Population and Trends

With such a wide distribution the population size of this species is suspected to be very large.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Europe this species occurs in woods of all kinds (Evans and Kibby 2004). In northwestern Oregon, key species include western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), Douglasfir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) (Trappe 2004).


Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade

This is an edible species (Evans and Kibby 2004).

Food - human

Bibliography

Evans, S. and Kibby G. (2004) Pocket Nature. Fungi. Dorling Kindersley, London.
Trappe, M.J. (2004) Habitat and host associations of Craterellus tubaeformis in northwestern Oregon. Mycologia 96 (3); 498-509.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted