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Cortinarius sphaerocephalus (E. Horak & M.M. Moser) Peintner & M.M. Moser

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Scientific name
Cortinarius sphaerocephalus
Author
(E. Horak & M.M. Moser) Peintner & M.M. Moser
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Cortinariaceae
Assessment status
Published
Assessment date
2020-04-03
IUCN Red List Category
LC
Assessors
Furci, G., Kuhar, F., Pfister, D., Sandoval-Leiva, P., Smith, M. & Truong, C.
Reviewers
Mueller, G.M.

Assessment Notes

The content on this page is fetched from The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/172734416/172861092

Justification

This species is found over a very broad area, but is uncommon across the whole range. It does occur with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees, though, and is not thought to be under significant threat. It is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic range

This species is found over a very broad area in Patagonia, where Nothofagus species occur.

Population and Trends

It is thought to be uncommon.

Population Trend: stable


Habitat and Ecology

It occurs with multiple species of Nothofagaceae host trees.

Threats

It is not thought to be under significant threat.

Conservation Actions

No specific actions are thought to be required.

Source and Citation

Furci, G., Kuhar, F., Pfister, D., Sandoval-Leiva, P., Smith, M. & Truong, C. 2020. Cortinarius sphaerocephalus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T172734416A172861092. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T172734416A172861092.en .Accessed on 1 February 2022

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