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Antrodiella versicutis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Gilb. & Ryvarden

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Scientific name
Antrodiella versicutis
(Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Gilb. & Ryvarden
Common names
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Assessment status
Proposed by
Danilo Chagas
Comments etc.
Tatiana Gibertoni, Virton Rodrigo Targino de Oliveira, Danilo Chagas

Assessment Notes

Taxonomic notes

Antrodiella versicutis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Gilb. & Ryvarden is characterized by basidiomata with small pores, globose to cylindrical, thin-walled, hyaline basidiospores, absence of cystidia. The species in the genus are very similar to each other and can be distinguished only by small variations in spore size and shape, basidioma coloration, and the number of pores (Westephalen et al. 2019).

Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Geographic range

The species is known in 10 countries, and most records are in Brazil.

Population and Trends

There are about 125 records of this species in GBIF, most of them in Brazil.

Population Trend: Uncertain

Habitat and Ecology

Moslty distributed in neotropical regions. In Brazil, it is reported in the Atlantic Forest and Amazonia.

Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland Forest


The species is well distributed in Brazil, present in pluvial forest domain. However, the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest is already a hotspot.

Housing & urban areasShifting agricultureAgro-industry farmingSmall-holder plantationsAgro-industry plantationsRoads & railroadsUnintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target)Unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Unintentional effects: large scale (species being assessed is not the target) [harvest]Increase in fire frequency/intensityHabitat shifting & alteration

Conservation Actions

Most records in Brazil are in unprotected areas. All records in Brazil are in protected areas.

Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration

Research needed

Studies on the distribution of the species are desirable. Also, molecular studies are needed.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management PlanPopulation trendsHabitat trends

Use and Trade




Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted