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Crepidotus affinis E. Horak

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Scientific name
Crepidotus affinis
Author
E. Horak
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Agaricales
Family
Crepidotaceae
Assessment status
Proposed
Proposed by
Thomas Edison dela Cruz
Comments etc.
Thomas Edison dela Cruz

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Crepidotus affinis and C. occultus have a similar gross morphology with C. exilis, but C. affinis has larger basidiospores and clavate cheilocystidia with a small capitate apex. It has flabelliform cap with straight margin, generally light brown in color which gets lighter towards the margin and rugulose surface.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

The fungus has 3 recorded occurrences in GBIF.


Geographic range


Population and Trends

Three recorded occurrences in New Zealand, and one in Panama and the Philippines.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

It was found growing on decomposing tree at the base of Mt. Pulag, Northern Philippines.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest

Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed


Use and Trade


Bibliography

Horak, E. 2018. Fungi of New Zealand. Volume 6. Agaricales (Basidiomycota) of New Zealand. 2. Brown spored genera p.p. Crepidotus, Flammulaster, Inocybe, Phaeocollybia, Phaeomarasmius, Pleuroflammula, Pyrrhoglossum, Simocybe, Tubaria and Tympanella. Westerdijk Biodiversity Series. 16:1-205


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted