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Fulvifomes umbrinellus (Bres.) Y.C. Dai

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Scientific name
Fulvifomes umbrinellus
Author
(Bres.) Y.C. Dai
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Hymenochaetales
Family
Hymenochaetaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Fulvifomes umbrinellus is currently Fomitiporella umbrinella, which resembles Fomitiporella caviphila in the similar pore (6–8 per mm) and basidiospore sizes (4–5 x 3.5–4 µm), but its basidiocarps are much thinner than in the latter (Gilbertson & Ryvarden 1987, Zhou 2014).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?


Geographic range

The species in known in 13 countries. The vast majority of records are from Brazil.


Population and Trends

There are about 300 records in 13 countries, the vast majority in Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil the species is common in Amazonia, Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestDry Savanna

Threats

The species is well distributed in Brazil. However, the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado are already hotspots.

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

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species. Molecular analysis can help to know if all the specimens reported are the same species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted