This species is characterized by the basidioma soft, velutinate, white to cream context, pores 2-7 / mm, context with black lines, basidiospores globose to subglobose, 13 μm (Campacci & Gugliotta 2009).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species is known only in 7 countries. Most records are in Brazil and Costa Rica.
Population and Trends
There are 20 records in 7 countries, most of them in Brazil and Costa Rica.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
In Brazil the species is found in two biomes: Amazonia and Cerrado.
The records in Brazil are in Amazonia, currently being deforested at the highest rates in recent decades, and Cerrado, 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
Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.
Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Studies in new areas of probable occurrence of the species.