This species was declared by the Aeta communities that were collected years back but no longer collected nowadays De Leon et al. (2012).
Found in the Dipterocarp forest in the central Luzon island of the Philippines.
This mushroom was being collected in the mountains of central luzon island in the Philippines. However due to climate change and deforestration, this mushroom is no longer collected by the indigenous communities in the area.
Population Trend: Decreasing
Decrease in species occurrence due to climate change and deforestration
De Leon AM, Reyes RG and dela Cruz TEE. 2012. An Ethnomycological Survey of Macrofungi Utilized by Aeta Communities in Central Luzon, Philippines. Mycosphere, 3(2), 251-259.