This species is known only from pitch pine–scrub oak forests on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and may be endemic to this area.
Known only from Cape Cod, Masachusetts, USA.
This species is found in pitch pine–scrub oak (Pinus rigida–Quercus ilicifolia) forests, where it is presumably an ectomycorrhizal symbiont of one or both tree species.
Bessette, A.R., A.E. Bessette, and W.J. Neill. 2001. Mushrooms of Cape Cod and the National Seashore. pp. 32-33.