Observation 215840: Cantharellus Adans. ex Fr.

Entirely yellow-colored chanterelles found in stand of mostly white pine (Pinus strobus) in wilderness area of NW Wisconsin. Population of atypical brown/tan chanterelles nearby, see MO Observation #215200.

Typical looking C ignicolor also found abundantly in same forest (but not in close proximity). I do see all-yellow colored chanterelle like that this. the Wisconsin (typically with conifers). It is not C phasmatis or C roseocanus. Conditions were very favorable for mushrooms (moderate temps, abundant moisture and humidity). The spot is heavily shaded from fairly mature trees.


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Cantharellus flavus?
By: matthewfoltz
2015-10-08 11:22:08 CDT (-0500)

Hey Britt, Cantharellus flavus is all yellow like this. Any chance you got a spore print? The spores of C. flavus are also bright yellow. That said, I’ve only found it associated with hardwoods myself.

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