A widespread species. If there is no evidence of rapid declines globally, this species will likely qualify as Least Concern.
This species has a very wide range across the world.
With such a large range the population size is suspected to be extremely large.
This species occurs in woodland, in Europe it is commonly found in deciduous woodland, particularly associated with Beech (Sterry 2011).
This is an edible species (Sterry 2011).
Sterry, P. (2011). Fungi of Britain and Northern Europe. Bounty Books, London (first published 1991, Hamlyn).