Image Number: 5494013

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Descriptor:
Fruiting Bodies
Description:
A mycorrhizal fungus associated with hardwoods (especially oaks). They are found growing alone, scattered, or gregariously in summer and fall on forest floors. Medium-sized to large, yellow to orange-yellow mushrooms with a broadly convex, flat, or shallowly depressed cap, a central fleshy stem, and false gills on the underside of the cap. Heistand Woods, Van Wert County, Ohio.
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Field

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Image location:
United States, Ohio, Ohio, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Cantharellales
Family: Cantharellaceae
Genus: Cantharellus
Subject: Cantharellus cibarius Fr.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Image last updated:
Friday, April 26, 2013