Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Known only from Juneau (Cooley, 1892), Yakutat Bay (Cardot and Theriot, 1902), and along Montana Creek Road, N side of Mendenhall Valley, N of Juneau, Worley and Boas 11762.
Habitat: Known from moist sandy or loamy soils.
Comments: Commonly with sporophytes. This species is rare throughout most of its range, including the North American portion. Although the species is almost circumboreal it has not been reported from eastern North America nor the bulk of western Asia.