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Nigroporus macroporus Ryvarden & Iturr.

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Scientific name
Nigroporus macroporus
Author
Ryvarden & Iturr.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Polyporales
Family
Polyporaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Ailton Matheus
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Ailton Matheus

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

The species is similar to N. rigidus Ryvarden, which however has almost invisible pores (i.e., 7-9 per mm) (Ryvarden & Iturriaga 2003).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

Species known in two countries and with few records, most of them in Brazil.


Population and Trends

There are about 12 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in Brazil. This is a rare species.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

Neotropical species. In Brazil the species can be found in two biomes: Amazonia and Atlantic Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, the species is found in Amazonia, currently being deforested at the highest rates in recent decades, and Atlantic Forest, 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

The species has records in protected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection

Research needed

Its distribution by modeling of the ecological niche.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted