Growing under white spruce, black spruce, balsam fir, paper birch, and quaking aspen.
Leccinum aurantiacum presence in North America is disputed by some. (https://www.mushroomexpert.com/leccinum_uncertain.html)
''Leccinum aurantiacum'' is a species of fungus in the genus ''Leccinum'' found in forests of Europe, North America, and Asia and has a large, characteristically red-capped fruiting body. It is considered edible.