Diderma chondrioderma is similar to Diderma effusum but differ in color and diameter of the spores
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
This species is not frequently collected in Brazil, so far is restricted to Atlantic Forest, a threatened forest in a disturbed area.
The species is known in 28 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 2 of 26 states (AL and PE)
Population and Trends
There are about 698 records among 28 countries, GBIF shows 12 records from Brazil, but all of it represents only 1 record in Pernambuco.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
Diderma chondrioderma is found in living tree bark and forest floor leaf litter. In Brazil this species is recorded only in Atlantic Forest.
Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest
The collections from Brazil are from threatened biome.
Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional 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, Diderma chondrioderma so far is recorded only in Atlantic Forest, a hotspot that have been losing its biodiversity due to human actions.
Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration
In Brazil are necessary field collections in others states and moist chamber cultives with others substrates in order to know the distribution of this species.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan