Observation 129604: Cantharellus subpruinosus Eyssart. & Buyck

When: 2012-10-28

Collection location: Canistro, Italy [Click for map]

Who: James Baker (cepecity)

No specimen available

Here are two Spanish web sites with a photo of Cantharellus subpruinosus and then their English translation -

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Recognized by sight: Found in a predominately beech forest near the town of Canistro, Italy on the last day foray with the XIX International conference on the fungal taxa and plant communities in the Mediterranean group in Avezzano, Abruzzo Region, Italy led by Loreto Guglietti of GEMA (Group Ecological Mycological Abruzzese).
Used references: The Italian mycologist Pierluigi Angelini made the identification of this mushroom which he says on his website is distinguished from C. cibarius by whitish powder on the cap when young and for growing preferably under broad-leafed trees. Here is a link to an English translation from his website -

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