- Under Assessment
- 3Preliminary Assessed
Odontiochaete alba Rick
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- Scientific name
- Odontiochaete alba
- Common names
- IUCN Specialist Group
- Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
- Incertae sedis
- Assessment status
- Proposed by
- Catia Canteiro, Susana P. Cunha
Odontiochaete alba is only known from its description in 1940 for Brazil. There are no more records or information available for this species so it is assessed as Data Deficient (DD).
O. alba is the type species in the monotypic genus Odontiochaete, established in 1940 based on its morphological characteristics (Rick, 1940).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
Population and Trends
Further records are needed to estimate population size.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
Found growing on rotting wood (Rick, 1940).
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsLife history & ecologyThreats
Taxonomic review and more research into the distribution, population size and ecology for this species are needed.
Use and Trade
Regional Population and Trends