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Perenniporia aurantiaca (A. David & Rajchenb.) Decock & Ryvarden

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Scientific name
Perenniporia aurantiaca
Author
(A. David & Rajchenb.) Decock & Ryvarden
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Polyporaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Perenniporia aurantiaca is easily recognized by its bright orange color (Decock & Ryvarden 1999).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 4 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 8 of the 26 states.


Population and Trends

There are about 40 records in 4 countries, the vast majority of them in Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Neotropical species. In Brazil the species is found mostly in Amazonia and more rarely in the Atlantic Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

The species is well distributed in Brazil, present in pluvial forest domain. However, the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest is already a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-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

Many of the records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

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

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted