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

Notes:
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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Sure thing
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)

http://www.hsu.edu/...

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.

WOW!!
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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