This species has not been encountered in any of the collection expedition in the Philippines for the past 7 years
Found in the dipterocarp forest in the Philippines.
S. stellatus was collected in the dipterocarp forest in central luzon Philippines in 2011, however this species was no longer encountered in any of the collection in the luzon island of the Philippines in the succeeding years. So, there is a strong probability that the species occurrence is declining and needs to be further investigated for its conservation status.
Population Trend: Decreasing
The species has not been encountered and collected in luzon island of the Philippines for the last 7 years.
AM De Leon, JJD Luangsa-Ard, SC Karunarathna, KD Hyde, RG Reyes, TEE De La Cruz. 2013. Species listing, distribution, and molecular identification of macrofungi in six Aeta tribal communities in Central Luzon, Philippines. Mycosphere, 4(3), 478–494.