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Cantharellus tubaeformis Mushroom
Ref No: 7398
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Cantharellus tubaeformis2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7399
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location: North America
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Yellow, Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Cantharellus tubaeformis Fr. Cap 2-8cm across, convex then soon flat and depressed, funnel-shaped in center, margin inrolled, wavy; deep yellow to yellow-brown, paler with age. Gills decurrent, narrow, blunt, and irregularly branched and vein-like; yellowish to gray-violet. Stem 25-80 x 4-l0mm, hollow, often flattened or grooved; yellow to dull yellow-orange. Flesh pallid yellow. Odor pleasant. Taste pleasant. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 8-12 x 6-10. Deposit white. Habitat often in large troops in wet, mossy bogs. Found throughout northern North America and Europe. Season July-October. Edible-good. Comment The very similar Cantharellus infundibuliformis Fr. has a darker cap, duller stem, and cream to yellowish spores.


Mushroom Recipes
Chantharellus Pie
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