The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.
Range & Status
Previously known as R. lundellii this fungus is found on soil in mixed deciduous woodland usually associated with Birch Betula spp. and Oak Quercus spp. Known in England from Cumbria, South Hampshire, and Westmorland. Also known from a few sites in Scotland, Wales and Cornwall. Only one recent Cornish site, Heligan Gardens (1992-94) where it is associated with Birch Betula spp.
I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.
The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.