Name: Cantharellus roseocanus (Redhead, Norvell & Danell) Redhead, Norvell & Moncalvo
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First person to use this name on MO: Michael Wood
Editors: matthewfoltz, Joe Cohen

Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cantharellus roseocanus

Author: (Redhead, Norvell & Danell) Redhead, Norvell & Moncalvo

Citation: Index Fungorum 5: 1. 2012

Deprecated Synonyms: Cantharellus cibarius var. roseocanus Redhead, Norvell & Danell

Misspellings: Cantharellus roseotinctus

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Foltz et al. (2013) provide additional support (molecular, geographical) for the elevation of this taxon from a variety of Cantharellus cibarius to the species rank.

Foltz MJ, Perez KE, Volk TJ. 2013. Molecular phylogeny and morphology reveals three new species of Cantharellus within 20 meters of one another in western Wisconsin, USA. Mycologia. 105(2): 447-461. DOI: 10.3852/12-181

Brief Description:

“[U]p to 12 cm across, usually much smaller, bright yellow orange overall, cap usually bright orange yellow overall but margin covered with a thin pinkish bloom (possibly obscured when rain soaked); hymenium ridged, more or less brilliant orange yellow, as intensely colored as or darker than the cap, running from the cap edge well down the stem; stem usually relatively short solid, light yellow; flesh firm and fibrous, bruising sparingly and very slowly, with damaged areas noted as darker patches in older specimens; odor fruity apricotlike (slightly stronger than C. formosus). Spore print orange yellow. Under the microscope: basidiospore ellipsoid, smooth, colorless (6)24 7.5 to 10 (11.3) × 4.5 to 5.5 μm; clamp connections abundant in all tissues.”1

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