Observation 96153: Cantharellus minor Peck
When: 2012-06-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: 100 s.f. area in moss on top of 20’ bank down to stream; all beeches above: hundreds of little orange chanterelles 1/4" to 1" high. Photos of same specimens after 10 days.

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Recognized by sight: Small size and overall yellow color.

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Thanks Dave
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-06-17 10:43:22 CDT (-0400)

I will be keeping my eye on this spot until they are gone. They were not more than 2" high. They can’t do anything without some more rain.

I did not see C. cinnibarius yesterday, but I did find some 1-1/2" to 2" C. lateritus. I felt that with rain in the forecast, it would have been appropriate to wait for them to get bigger. One of the 7 I picked did not have a worm hole, and a couple were pretty wormy, so picking was the right decision. They were good in my morning eggs.

Size of Cantharellus cinnabarinus sometimes excedes expectations.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-06-16 23:18:45 CDT (-0400)

Some types of chanterelles potentially grow very slowly, over a relatively long period of time. The C. cinnabarinus that comes up on my property may look like tiny dots for over a week. If favorable conditions eventually come about, then the mushrooms may suddenly expand/develop. If the favorable conditions persist, then overgrown specimens may be expected. I have seen this tendency with each of C. lateritium and C. cinnabarinus.

So, I think this sort of thing will also occur with C. minor.

The C. minor I find here in PA…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-06-08 18:49:15 CDT (-0400)

is very small. When a cap is an inch in diameter it’s a big one.

Also, C. minor looks somewhat like a Hygrocybe…. like this obs.

Thanks Dave
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-06-08 14:04:57 CDT (-0400)

I gather that this things stays small – like C. cinnabarius right? I will look it up.

you will have to look
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-06-07 21:28:02 CDT (-0400)

over by the creek and down the hill a little. It is not exactly where you think it is! The slugs probably already got them.

Canthatellus off bike path
By: chandler (kensingtonmd)
2012-06-07 12:14:25 CDT (-0400)

Wait. That looks very familiar. I think the species is C. Chandlerii. I’ll be back this weekend.Ha.

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