chanterelle, Cantharellus cibarius  (Cantharellales: Cantharellaceae) - 5494014

chanterelle
Cantharellus cibarius Fr.

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.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States, Ohio, Ohio, United States

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Name: Curtis E. Young
Organization: The Ohio State University
Country: United States

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