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Cantharellus cinnabarinus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Red Chanterelle
Cantharellus cinnabarinus Mushroom
Ref No: 7387
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location: North America
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink
normal size: Less than 5cm
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

Red Chanterelle Cantharellus cinnabarinus Schw. Red Chanterelle. Cap 1-5cm across, nearly flat to slightly funnel-shaped; margin inrolled when young, irregular, lobed or scalloped; brilliant cinnabar red, then pinkish orange with age, finally nearly pallid. Gills decurrent, narrow, irregularly branched and vein-like, blunt-edged; pink. Stem 20-50 x 3-9mm; concolorous with cap. Flesh solid; white. Odor pleasant. Taste pleasant. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 6-11 x 4-6. Deposit pinkish cream. Habitat in open areas at edges of mixed woods, often in large numbers. Common. Found widespread throughout North America. Season June-September (later in the West). Edible.

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Edward Yost (United States) - 12 August 2012

Found in Crofton, MD.
Cantharellus cinnabarinus
Jim Gloria (United States) - 21 September 2011

I believe these are cinnabarinus. I found them 9/19/11 under a pine (not sure what type) in mixed hardwood forest, eastern PA.
Cantharellus cinnabarinus
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