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  • 2Under Assessment
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Amauroderma boleticeum (Pat. & Gaillard) Torrend

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Scientific name
Amauroderma boleticeum
Author
(Pat. & Gaillard) 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
Ailton Matheus
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Ailton Matheus

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

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?


Geographic range

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.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

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

Conservation Actions

Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

Studies in new areas of probable occurrence of the species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted