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Phaeotremella foliacea (Pers.) Wedin, J.C. Zamora & Millanes

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Scientific name
Phaeotremella foliacea
Author
(Pers.) Wedin, J.C. Zamora & Millanes
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Tremellomycetes
Order
Tremellales
Family
Naemateliaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga
Comments etc.
Renato Lúcio Alvarenga, Tatiana Gibertoni

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Phaeotremella foliacea is characterised by foliaceous to lobed basidioma, brownish color, lobes arising for the common base; hyphae clamped, hyaline to brownish, and anastomosing; basidia four-celled, ovoid to subglobose,basidiospores broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, hyaline to brownish (Spirin et al. 2018).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 50 countries and 40% of the records are in Norway and UK.


Population and Trends

There are about 6,113 records of this species in GBIF,almost half of them in Norway and UK.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found in Amazon Forest and Atlantic Rain Forest.

Temperate ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest is a hotspot

Housing & urban areasAgro-industry farmingHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

All records in Brazil are in protected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionSite/area management

Research needed

More areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species at least in Brazil.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsPopulation trends

Use and Trade

None

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted