Smooth Chanterelle Cantharellus lateritius (Berkeley) Singer  

Description:

Fruiting body: Yellow-orange to yellow, dry, almost smooth; convex to nearly flat; margin often lighter, inrolled when young, uplifed and wavy, crimped, and lobed in age. May have apricot odor. Fertile surface: Pale yellow to yellow-orange; decurrent shallow wrinkles or smooth, crossveins (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered/groups on ground in hardwood (especially oak) or mixed forests.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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A Smooth Chanterelle (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (12/23/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Smooth Chanterelle (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Smooth Chanterelle (fertile surface and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Smooth Chanterelle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/23/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Smooth Chanterelle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/23/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Smooth Chanterelle spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2014). Oval; measured 7.4 – 7.7 X 5.3 – 6.1 microns. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Smooth Chanterelle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/25/2015). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)


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