Name: Cantharellus subalbidus Smith & Morse
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First person to use this name on MO: Douglas Smith
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cantharellus subalbidus

Author: Smith & Morse

Citation: Smith, AH. Morse, EE. 1947. The Genus Cantharellus in the Western United States. Mycologia 39(5): 497-534, 510


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Cantharellales

Genus: Cantharellus

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit] Brief Description:

“Mushrooms up to 14 cm across, relatively compact, cream to ivory colored overall; cap generally darkening to a pale buff color when old or water soaked, entire mushroom becoming dark orange or rust color when very dry; hymenium of generally well-separated and long ridges, extending from the cap well down the solid stem; flesh firm, dense, cream colored, and slowly staining dull yellow when handled; odor pleasant, in fresh specimens reminiscent of apricots (contrary to Smith and Morse’s original description3); taste usually peppery when raw. Spore print white. Under the microscope: basidiospores ellipsoid, smooth, colorless, 7 to 9 × 5 to 5.5 µm; clamp connections abundant in all tissues.”1 (footnote added).

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