The basionym for this species is Thaxterogaster archeuretus Halling (Halling 1981). This species was recently transferred to the genus Descolea as
Descolea archeureta (Halling) Kuhar, Nouhra & M.E. Sm. in Kuhar et al. in Fungal Biology 121(10): 884. (2017). This species has also been considered under the name Cortinarius archeuretus (Halling) Peintner & M.M. Moser (from Peintner et al. Mycotaxon 81: 178. 2002).
Descolea archeureta is a rare species restricted to Nothofagaceae forests. Although this species has a wide distribution it appears to be a rare species that is restricted to undisturbed, mature forest
Halling, R. E. (1981). Thaxter’s Thaxterogasters and other Chilean hypogeous fungi. Mycologia, 73(5), 853-868.
Kuhar, F., Smith, M. E., Mujic, A., Truong, C., & Nouhra, E. (2017). A systematic overview of Descolea (Agaricales) in the Nothofagaceae forests of Patagonia. Fungal biology, 121(10), 876-889.
Peintner, U., Moser, M., & Vilgalys, R. (2002). Thaxterogaster is a taxonomic synonym of Cortinarius: new combinations and new names. Mycotaxon, 81, 177-184.