Appalachian Chanterelle Cantharellus appalachiensis R.H. Petersen  


Cap: Pale to dark yellow-brown, dark brown spot in center; convex to plane/depressed in age; margin incurved, elevated/wavy in age. Fertile surface: Decurrent false gills with forked, blunt ridges, may have crossveins. Stalk: Pale yellow-brown to yellow-orange; smooth; hollow in age (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary, scattered groups; on ground in mixed or deciduous woods (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 19 records in the project database.

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Appalachian Chanterelle (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Appalachian Chanterelle (fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Appalachian Chanterelle in Howard Co., Maryland (7/4/2013). Identification confirmed via microscope from spore print (R. Solem). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Appalachian Chanterelle spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2017). Ellipsoid, smooth; measured 6.9-8.4 X 4.9-5.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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