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Funneliformis constrictum (Trappe) C. Walker & A. Schüßler

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Scientific name
Funneliformis constrictum
Author
(Trappe) C. Walker & A. Schüßler
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Unknown
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Glomeromycota
Class
Glomeromycetes
Order
Glomerales
Family
Glomeraceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Lilian Araujo Rodrigues
Comments etc.
Lilian Araujo Rodrigues

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Septoglumus constrictum, valid name, is a species easy to recognize because of the distinctive colour of its spores, which varies Fairly wide range, from red-brown to almost black (INVAM).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Due to the several records worldwide, We suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern (LC).


Geographic range

This fungus has a worldwide distribution.


Population and Trends

A very common species in several countries. It has 150 data according to GBIF when searching Glomus constrictum, Septoglomus constrictum and Funneliformis constrictum.

Population Trend: Stable


Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in different Brazilian biomes: Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Caatinga.

Subtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

It does not appear to be threatened, as it is well distributed and used in experiments with different hosts.

Housing & urban areasTourism & recreation areasShifting agriculture

Conservation Actions

This species is well multiplied in trap culture, which may help in the maintenance of this species in the future.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection

Research needed

Other areas should be studied.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography

Marinho, F., da Silva, I. R., Oehl, F., & Maia, L. C. 2018. Checklist of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in tropical forests. Sydowia, 70, 107-127.
Wang, F. Y., & Shi, Z. Y. 2008. Biodiversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in China: a review. Advances in Environmental Biology, 2(1), 31-39.
Cofré, M. N., Soteras, F., del Rosario Iglesias, M., Velázquez, S., Abarca, C., Risio, L., ... & Lugo, M. A. 2019. Biodiversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in South America: A Review. In Mycorrhizal Fungi in South America (pp. 49-72). Springer, Cham.
Jobim, K., Vista, X. M., & Goto, B. T. 2018. Updates on the knowledge of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (Glomeromycotina) in the Atlantic Forest biome–an example of very high species richness in the Brazilian landscape. Mycotaxon, 133(1), 209-209.


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted