Sidera vulgaris is phylogenetically close to S. vesiculosa and can be distinguished by the dimitic hyphal system. In addition, S. vulgaris has capitate hyphal ends and “halocystidia” in tube mouths (Niemelä & Dai 1997, Du et al. 2019).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
The species in known in 29 countries, mostly reported to UK, Sweden and Norway.
Population and Trends
There are about 820 records of this species in GBIF, and only two of them in Brazil.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
In Brazil the species is found in the Atlantic Forest.
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
In Brazil the species has been reported in 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
In Brazil, one of the recors was in a public park.
Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan