Observation 214124: Cantharellus roseocanus group
When: 2015-08-16
( 11m)

Notes: these are small chanterelles that grow at high elevation only. They are similar to our western “roseocanus,” but grow in tight clusters and do not have a pink frosting to the cap.

Taste only OK, not great.

Images

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alpine chanties; note BRIGHT hymenium!
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marveling at a handful of gold
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tightly clustered growth

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: the “alpine chanterelle”; bright, day-glow orange hymenium, pale cap, grows in clusters. stupendous year for these in both CO and NM.
57% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: similar to but not quite the same as our PNW sp. See obsie 249372 for details.

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I think they are very likely roseocanus
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-09-04 10:35:03 PDT (-0700)

but don’t have the energy to argue with you

good call Christian.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-09-04 09:14:44 PDT (-0700)

these are not roseocanus.

Created: 2015-08-26 09:33:33 PDT (-0700)
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