Observation 138947: Cantharellus lewisii Buyck & V. Hofst.

When: 2013-07-07

Collection location: Johns Creek, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jimmy Craine (doctorghosty)

Specimen available

really dark caps on these chants, never seen that before and i’ve seen thousand and thousands of chants in all manner of growth and decay. looked kind of rosy-ish toward the margin of the cap although that doesn’t come through in the pics.



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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-07-08 11:57:48 MST (-0700)

Yeah, it looks like what Jay collected.

The really pale hymenium and the reported rosy tints are particularly interesting…

But the fact that that species is like, a central western European Alps species (original sense) makes me think that applying the name here would be quite a reach.

Great find, whatever they end up being. Your move, Mr. Foltz.

those look very similar, I think cantharellus amethysteus is a pretty good match macroscopically
By: Jimmy Craine (doctorghosty)
2013-07-08 11:49:30 MST (-0700)

thank you Christian!

I believe Jay Justice
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-07-08 11:18:00 MST (-0700)

has collected something similar “in Pulaski County in July and it likely occurs in other counties in the state.”

(Jay’s words, from Henderson State University website)


now here’s a chantie worth a second look! ;)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-07-08 11:09:17 MST (-0700)
I thought these might interest you
By: Jimmy Craine (doctorghosty)
2013-07-08 05:36:31 MST (-0700)

So my specimens will be a day or two later as these dry but hopefully they will be worth the wait! I can’t wait to see what you find out about these and the white ones.

By: matthewfoltz
2013-07-08 05:03:47 MST (-0700)

These chanterelles are incredible!!! I’m smiling ear to ear just looking at this, WOW!

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