A widespread species. If there is no evidence of rapid declines globally, this species will likely qualify as Least Concern.
This species has been introduced in several areas, but it native at least to Europe.
With such a large range, the population size is suspected to be very large.
This species grows in association with Birch (Evans and Kibby 2004, Sterry 2011).
This species is edible (Evans and Kibby 2004, Sterry 2011).
Evans, S. and Kibby G. (2004) Pocket Nature. Fungi. Dorling Kindersley, London.
Sterry, P. (2011). Fungi of Britain and Northern Europe. Bounty Books, London (first published 1991, Hamlyn).