A widespread species. If there is no evidence of rapid declines globally, this species will likely qualify as Least Concern.
This is a widespread species.
With such a wide range the population size is suspected to be very large.
Population Trend: Uncertain
This species is associated with spruce, in a range of habitats including parks and roadsides (Sterry 2011, Evans and Kibby 2004).
It is an edible species (Evans and Kibby 2004).
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).