Observation 138243: Cantharellus enelensis Voitk, Thorn, Lebeuf, J.I. Kim

When: 2013-06-30

Collection location: York Co., Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erlon (Herbert Baker)

No specimen available


Copyright © 2013 Erlon Bailey
Copyright © 2013 Erlon Bailey

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Used references: see MO 136896 for comment by Matthew Foltz regarding similarity to roseocanus

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Could be
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-07-13 15:28:16 EDT (-0400)

.. I’m just presenting information. Our collections in east certainly seem to be smaller and lack the strong purple pigmentation of western collections. :)

and yet …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-07-13 15:21:23 EDT (-0400)

author Foltz of that very paper, published in 2013, stated in January of this year, that a similar collection from Maine was more closely related to roseocanus than to other chanterelle species tested, but not yet determined to be that species. Could there be a bit of back-pedaling as more data is being gathered and analyzed?

See discussion here:


By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-07-13 14:28:48 EDT (-0400)

“Our paper shows that norther conifer associated chanterelles seem to all be this species, much more widespread than originally thought.”
Used references: Foltz, M. J., Perez, K., Thomas J. Volk. 2013. Molecular phylogeny and morphology reveals three new species of Cantharellus within 20 meters of one another in western Wisconsin, USA.. Mycologia 105:447-461.


This is the same exact location as that observation.

yes, roseocanus may be a close relative …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-07-13 14:12:47 EDT (-0400)

but there is currently no evidence that this is actually roseocanus.

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