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Cantharellus appalachiensis

Cantharellus appalachiensis

  • Photos
  • Growth
  • Videos
  • Description
  • Edibility
  • Similar Species/ Variations
  • Drying and Freezing
  • Recipes
  • References

Photos:

Growth:

Grows from button to mature in about 12-16 days.

Videos:

Description:

Cantharellus appalachiensis is a fungus native to eastern North America in the genus Cantharellus, which includes other popular edible chanterelles. The cap color varies from brown to yellow, often with a brown spot on the cap at maturity. C. appalachiensis is mycorrhizal and is found in hardwood forests. The scientific name C. appalachiensis is after the Appalachian Mountains.

Edibility:

Edible

Similar Species:

Cantharellus lewisii is a species of fungus in the family Cantharellaceae. Described as new to science in 2011, it is found in the southeastern US where it associates with floodplain hardwoods.

Drying and Freezing:

Dries best.

References:  

https://www.mushroomexpert.com/cantharellus_appalachiensis.html

http://www.mushroomfarm.com/mushroom-species/chanterelles-1/cantharellus-appalachiensis.html

https://mushroomobserver.org/name/show_name/1077

https://www.revolvy.com/page/Cantharellus-appalachiensis