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Cantharellus albomarginatus (Coker) Corner

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Scientific name
Cantharellus albomarginatus
Author
(Coker) Corner
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

Cantharellus albomarginatus is a poorly known species of North Carolina, USA. It is only known from the type collection made in 1927 and there are no data to make an accurate assessment of its current extinction risk. Therefore, C. albomarginatus is assessed as Data Deficient.


Taxonomic notes


Why suggested for a Global Red List Assessment?

Chanterelle project


Geographic range

Cantharellus albomarginatus has only been recorded from North Carolina, USA, at Linville Falls at an altitude of c. 900 m asl (Coker 1927).


Population and Trends

The overall population size and trend are uncertain.

Population Trend: Uncertain


Habitat and Ecology

It has been collected from the soil in hemlock and rhododendron woodland, near to a spring (Coker 1927).

Temperate Forest

Threats

Without further information to accurately ascertain the full extent of the distribution of this species it will not be possible to identify the major threats that it faces.


Conservation Actions

Its only known site is in the Pisgah National Forest.


Research needed

Surveys are required to gather further information with regards to the overall distribution, population size and trend.

Population size, distribution & trends

Use and Trade


Bibliography


Country occurrence

Regional Population and Trends

Country Trend Redlisted