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Corticolous. Reported in Europe: Austria, Belgium (probably extinct), Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.
Grows mainly on Picea
(29% of examined specimens) and on Betula
(29%), while on Pinus
it has been observed only occasionally (6%). 33% of examined specimens grow on other conifers and 11% on other deciduous trees (Tõrra & Randlane 2007
). Rather frequent in Estonia (20 specimens), found on the northern coast, south-eastern region of the mainland and the western islands.