Range & Status
Found in acid soils, in mixed deciduous and conifer woods, usually with Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa , Beech Fagus sylvatica or Oak Quercus spp. Most frequently reported from southern England, especially in older woodland. There are at least seven relatively recent records for Cornwall: Callestick (1987) and Argal Reservoir (1999) both in VC1; Redlake (Cornwall Wildlife Trust nature reserve - 1998), Ethy Wood near Lerryn (1997), Marsland Reserve (1999), Veryan (1999) and Heligan Gardens (2000) in VC2. This is on the UK BAP List of Priority Species as a Grouped Plan species (Toothed Fungi).