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Craterellus minimus Saut.

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Scientific name
Craterellus minimus
Author
Saut.
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Cantharellales
Family
Cantharellaceae
Assessment status
Preliminary Assessed
Preliminary Category
DD
Proposed by
James Westrip
Assessors
James Westrip

Assessment Notes

Justification

There is very little information available for this species, and it is not possible to accurately assess its extinction risk. Therefore, Craterellus minimus is assessed as Data Deficient.


Taxonomic notes

Keissler (1917) suggested that this species should be dropped, but did not provide any justification for this, and it is retained as a legitimate species on Mycobank (2023). Therefore, it is retained for assessment.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Chanterelle project


Geographic range

This species was described from near Salzburg, Austria (Sauter 1876).


Population and Trends

There are no quantitative data regarding the population size and trend.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

There is little information available regarding its habitat requirements, but it was noted as having been collected from a mole hill (Sauter 1876).

Unknown

Threats

More information is required before an assessment of the threats it faces can be made.


Conservation Actions


Research needed

Research to clarify the taxonomic standing of the species is required, and to try to find any wild populations in order to get a better idea of the population size, trend, range and ecological requirements of Craterellus minimus.

TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecology

Use and Trade

There is no use/trade information.


Bibliography


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted