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Septoglomus titan B.T. Goto & G.A. Silva

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Scientific name
Septoglomus titan
Author
B.T. Goto & G.A. Silva
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

Differs from Septoglomus africanum, S. deserticola, and S. xanthium by its larger spores with 3-layered walls; and from S. constrictum by its thicker 3-layered spore walls (Goto et al. 2013).


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

We suggest this species to be categorized as Least Concern (LC).


Geographic range

The species is known in two countries.


Population and Trends

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

In Brazil, the species is found in Atlantic Forest, Caatinga and Cerrado.

Temperate ForestSubtropical/Tropical Dry ForestSubtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats

In Brazil, Septoglomus titan can be found in Tropical rainforest and Tropical Dry Forest. However, these forests currently have higher rates of deforestation.

Housing & urban areasTourism & recreation areasShifting agriculture

Conservation Actions

Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas. The isolation of this fungus in controlled condition represents an advance for the conservation of this species.

Site/area protectionResource & habitat protection

Research needed

Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

None.

Unknown

Bibliography

Goto, B. T., Araújo, A. F., Soares, A. C. F., de Almeida Ferreira, A. C., Maia, L. C., da Silva Sousa, C., & da Silva, G. A. (2013). Septoglomus titan, a new fungus in the Glomeraceae (Glomeromycetes) from Bahia, Brazil. Mycotaxon, 124(1), 101-109.
Mullath, S. K., Błaszkowski, J., Govindan, B. N., Al Dhaheri, L., Symanczik, S., & Al-Yahya’ei, M. N. (2019). Organic farming practices in a desert habitat increased the abundance, richness, and diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 969-979.


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted