Perenniporia aurantiaca is easily recognized by its bright orange color (Decock & Ryvarden 1999).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
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
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
Many of the records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.
Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan