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Membranomyces spurius (Bourdot) Jülich

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Scientific name
Membranomyces spurius
Author
(Bourdot) Jülich
Common names
 
IUCN Specialist Group
Mushroom, Bracket and Puffball
Kingdom
Fungi
Phylum
Basidiomycota
Class
Agaricomycetes
Order
Cantharellales
Family
Clavulinaceae
Assessment status
Under Assessment
Proposed by
Grace Whitacre
Assessors
Catia Canteiro, Grace Whitacre
Contributors
Catia Canteiro, Grace Whitacre

Assessment Notes

Justification

Membranomyces spurius has been observed in many countries typically in leaf litter. There is no current information on population decline or threats. We recommend this species be categorized as least concern (LC).


Taxonomic notes

This species is also referred to as Clavulicium spurium and Corticium spurium.


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

EDGE Species


Geographic range

This species has been reported in 18 countries typically on coniferous trees or in leaf litter (Julich, 1975). It has a large AOO and EOO.


Population and Trends

This species was previously listed as vulnerable under category D1 in Switzerland (Bieri et al., 2007). However, there is no current information about population size or trends. This species is found in temperate forests, though, which are widespread.

Population Trend:


Habitat and Ecology

This species has been reported in 18 countries. It may be found growing in leaf litter or on the wood of coniferous or frondose trees (Julich, 1975). This species has large, hyaline, ellipsoidal basidiospores (Larsson, 2007; Julich, 1975), monomitic hyphal system (Larsson et al., 2004; Julich, 1975), and cylindrical, stalked basidia which is hyaline to a cream/yellow color (Julich, 1975).

Temperate Forest

Threats


Conservation Actions


Research needed

Population size, distribution & trendsThreats

Use and Trade


Bibliography


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted