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Yellow-footed Chanterelle - Cantharellus xanthopus
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Yellow-footed Chanterelle - Cantharellus xanthopus


            

Yellow-footed Chanterelle - Cantharellus xanthopus
Edibility: Edible
Habitat: Numerous, on moss or mossy logs in low, wet woods of mixed hardwoods, hemlock, and pine.
Range: E. North America
Season: July-September
Spore Color: Orange
Mushroom Shape: Chanterelles and Other Vase-shaped Mushrooms
Lookalikes: C. tubaeformis has well-formed gill like ridges, offten with violet tint.
C.lutecomus has smooth, orange-yellow cap.
Description: Orange-brown to brownish cap, with ochre- brown to buff. wrinkled undo-surface descending stalk. Cap: (1-7 cm) wide; at first convex, becoming flat with decurved, crimped, cut, or wavy margin and sunken, soon torn center; later vase- shaped with raised margin; orange- yellow, with firmly attached, coarse, small, brownish fibers or scales, rendering surface ochre to orange- brown to brownish. Flesh very thin, pale buff to orangish. Fertile Surface: smooth to slightly veined or wrinkled, descending stalk, ochre-brown to buff. Stalk: " (2-5 cm) long, (1.15-1.5 cm) thick, sometimes narrowing below; smooth, orange, often curved. Flesh solid, becoming hollow. Spores: 9- I 1 x 6-7.5 ft; elliptical, smooth, colorless.
Keywords: Chanterelle
Date: 06.04.2003 10:37
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C. lutescens

The Yellow-footedd Chanterelle is one of several species formerly known as C. lutescens.
06.04.2003 10:39



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