Observation 135808: Cantharellus spectaculus M.J. Foltz & T.J. Volk

When: 2013-06-08

Collection location: Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

No specimen available

My first Chant, right lol??? Isn’t it?

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Used references: 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

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By: matthewfoltz
2013-06-10 13:48:22 CDT (-0500)

Yes, it does. C. persicinus and C. spectaculus unfortunately also have similar sized spores and both share a pink spore deposit. However, molecular data reveal they are quite distinct from one another. I’m very interested in gathering some collections from this middle region of the country to see whats going on.

Looks similar
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-06-10 13:25:57 CDT (-0500)

to Cantharellus persicinus

Hi Matthew…
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2013-06-10 13:17:05 CDT (-0500)

I would be glad to check the property for more mushrooms. I am afraid those specimens were lost, so to speak lol.

Awesome find
By: matthewfoltz
2013-06-10 10:34:37 CDT (-0500)

Greetings! This might be Cantharellus spectaculus but it is only known so far from Wisconsin. Are you able to send in a small collection of these for further research? Thanks a lot!!

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