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Craterellus cornucopioides.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Black Trumpets, Corne d'abondance, Herbsttrompete, Horn of Plenty, Kraterpilz, Stt trombitagomba, Trompette des morts
Craterellus cornicupoidesF Mushroom
Ref No: 7388
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Craterellus cornucopiodes Mushroom
Ref No: 7610
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Craterellus cornucopiodes2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7611
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Choice
fungus colour: Black or blackish
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh fibrous usually pliable (like grass)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Craterellus cornucopioides (L. ex Fr.) Pers. syn. Cantharellus cornucopioides L. ex Fr. Horn of Plenty, Black Trumpets, Trompette des morts, Corne d'abondance, Herbsttrompete, Kraterpilz, Stt trombitagomba, Trombetta dei morti, corno dell'abbondanza, Hoorn van overvloed. Cap 28cm across, deeply tubular with flared mouth, becoming irregularly crisped and wavy at the margin, thin and leathery, dark brown to black and scurfy scaly when moist drying paler and greyish brown. Spore-bearing or outer surface ashy grey, smooth in young specimens becoming somewhat undulating with age. Spores white, elliptic, 1011 x 67. Habitat gregarious or clustered amongst leaf litter of deciduous woods. Season late summer to late autumn. Occasional but locally abundant. Edible good. Distribution, America and Europe.


Mushroom Recipes
Horn of Plenty Stir Fry
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smail Sevimli (Turkey) - 30 November 2015

Istanbul October 2015
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Mirsad Hasic (Yugoslavia) - 03 November 2013

Pistula 25 10 2013
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Zoran Tasovac (Canada) - 21 July 2013

Ancaster,Ontario, July 17th 2013.
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Gloria Jones (United States) - 27 August 2012

George Washington National Forest, Broadway, VA gwilsonjones 8/2012
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Marjan Kustera (Yugoslavia) - 30 June 2011

Find and photo taken by Marjan Kustera,SERBIA,City of Nis.
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Daniel Pressler (United States) - 17 September 2010

Southeastern Estonia (Ahja) picked on 16/09/10
Craterellus cornicupoides 7
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 31 August 2010

Rezerwat Dolina Strzyzy Gdansk Poland
Craterellus cornicupoides 7
Nancy Gero (United States) - 31 July 2009

These grow in my driveway.
Craterellus cornicupoides 7
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 15 February 2009

Hungarian name, Sötét trombitagomba
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 24 October 2008

Very dry specimens
Craterellus cornicupoides 7
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