Observation 8551: Cantharellus appalachiensis R.H. Petersen
When: 2008-07-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These two pale beige specimens were growing near several other kinds of Chanterelles.

Proposed Names

-36% (6)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
25% (4)
Recognized by sight: That’s what I’d call them if they were on the west coast, but we don’t have the same level of diversity in Cantharellus.
24% (5)
Recognized by sight: Thick decurrent gills, light colors.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Tricky photo to ID…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-24 11:27:53 CDT (-0400)

…but I am leaning towards Cantharellus.
the mushrooms depicted have relatively shallow gills, which fork; camarophyllus has much deeper gills with numerous lamellulae but no forking. Young appalachiensis specimens also have an inrolled margin.
What about the context?

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