Also Lepista saeva
This is a widespread species. It would likely qualify as Least Concern if there is no evidence for any rapid declines.
This species is common and widespread in Europe (Sterry 2011).
With a wide range, the population size is suspected to be too large to warrant listing under criteria C and D.
Population Trend: Uncertain
This species grows is grassland, pastures and mature gardens (Sterry 2011).
This is listed as an edible species.
Sterry, P. (2011). Fungi of Britain and Northern Europe. Bounty Books, London (first published 1991, Hamlyn).