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Cora soredavidia Dal-Forno, Marcelli & Lücking

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Scientific name
Cora soredavidia
Dal-Forno, Marcelli & Lücking
Common names
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Assessment status
Proposed by
Sara Karla de A. A. Carvalho
Comments etc.
Sara Karla de A. A. Carvalho

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Current name Cora soredavidia: Dal-Forno, Marcelli & Lücking, Fungal Diversity 84: 196 (2016) [MB # 552441]

Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Found in the Atlantic Forest a hotspot. Species little found and with deficient data. (NT)

Geographic range

According to Reflora: It occurs in Brazil, only in the state of Minas Gerais.

Population and Trends

GBIF data does not mention the places where the species occurs.

Population Trend: Uncertain

Habitat and Ecology

Life form: Symbiont Substrate: Living plant - stem cortex. Cora species are identified as model organisms to reconstruct the evolution of lichenized lifestyle in fungi (Dal Forno et al. 2013).


In general, the species occurs in forest areas such as the Atlantic Forest that are threatened by intense human interference such as: deforestation and urbanization.

Housing & urban areasTourism & recreation areasAgro-industry farmingAgro-industry grazing, ranching or farmingMining & quarrying

Conservation Actions

For the conservation of the species, preservation measures are urgently needed, seeking actions for better environmental conditions in these areas.

Resource & habitat protection

Research needed

It is necessary to study new areas of occurrence of the species, and to encourage actions related to the conservation of this natural habitat.

Use and Trade


Cora soredavidia Dal-Forno, Marcelli & Lücking in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2021-04-03.

Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted