This species is characterized by the papyraceous, flabelliform, cream to beige basidiomata. It is similar to T. pavonia, but differing by the cylindrical basidiospores. It is similar too with T. cotonea but differs by shorter basidiospores (Gomes-Silva et al. 2010).
Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?
Is known from 24 countries. About 1/3 of the records are in Brazil.
Population and Trends
There are about 430 records of this species in GBIF, about 140 of them in Brazil. It is a common species.
Population Trend: Uncertain
Habitat and Ecology
In Brazil, the species is found in Amazonia, Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.
In Brazil the Amazon has currently the highest rates of deforestation in the last decades and the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado are already hotspots.
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
Some records in Brazil are in unprotected areas.
Resource & habitat protectionSite/area managementHabitat & natural process restoration
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
TaxonomyPopulation size, distribution & trendsArea-based Management Plan
Use and Trade
The species has biotechnological importance (Rissi et al., 2018)