Chanterelle Waxy Cap Hygrocybe cantharellus (Schweinitz) Murrill    Synonyms: Hygrophorus cantharellus.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Hygrophoraceae   >   Genus Hygrocybe   

Description:

Cap: Orange to scarlet, paler in age; convex to flat; thin flesh is colored like cap or yellowish. Gills: Usually strongly decurrent; white to yellow-orange. Stalk: Cap color or paler; proportionately long for size of cap; often pale at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Groups/clusters on humus and decaying wood (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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A Chanterelle Waxy Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (7/5/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

The gills of a Chanterelle Waxy Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (7/5/2013). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Chanterelle Waxy Caps (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/5/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Chanterelle Waxy Cap (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/13/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Chanterelle Waxy Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chanterelle Waxy Cap (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/21/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Chanterelle Waxy Caps (fruiting bodies removed from substrate) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chanterelle Waxy Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chanterelle Waxy Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Chanterelle Waxy Cap in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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