• Proposed
  • 2Under Assessment
  • 3Preliminary Assessed
  • 4Assessed
  • 5Published

Didymium verrucisporum A.L. Welden

Go to another Suggested Species...

Scientific name
Didymium verrucisporum
Author
A.L. Welden
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Chytrid, Zygomycete, Downy Mildew and Slime Mould
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Amoebozoa
Class
Myxogastrea
Order
Physarida
Family
Didymiaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Jaíne Parentes
Comments etc.
Jaíne Parentes

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Didymium verrucisporum or “verrucosporum” is closely related to D. nigripis and D. iridis, its differs from the closely warted spores, darker stipe and darker capillitium.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

This species is not very common to be collected in Brazil, thus its need attention due to most of records are from endangered biomes.


Geographic range

Didymium verrucisporum is known in 27 countries. In Brazil, it is known in 7 of 26 states (SP, MT, PR, BA, PB, PE, AL).


Population and Trends

There are about 241 records among 27 countries.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil this species is found on dead leaves of Bromeliaceae in dense ombrophilous forest, palm leaves and dead leaves. It is found in Pampa biome and Atlantic Forest.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ForestSubtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded Lowland Grassland

Threats

The collections from Brazil are from threatened Biomes.

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]

Conservation Actions

In Brazil, some records are from unprotected areas.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protectionHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

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

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography


Known distribution - countries

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted