Flame-colored Chanterelle Cantharellus ignicolor Peck  

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground in mixed forests.

Description:

Cap: Yellow-orange becoming funnel-shaped in age, scurfy margin wavy, uplifted in age. Fertile Surface: Blunt gill-like structures may have forks, cross-veins; in age become pink / lavender. Stalk: Yellow-orange, smooth, hollow. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Flame-colored Chanterelle (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Flame-colored Chanterelle in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). Image features fertile surfaces and stalks of fruiting bodies removed from ground. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Flame-colored Chanterelle specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2015). Oval/bean-shaped; measured 9.2-11.0 X 6.2-8.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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