Holotype specimen Thelephora cantharella in the Schweinitz herbarium.
Buyck & Hofstetter (2011) designate epitype material from David Lewis’s property in Bleakwood, Newton County, Texas. Epitypus: Buyck 07.025 located at herbario PC conservatur.
Buyck, B. Hofstetter, V. 2011. The contribution of tef-1 sequences to species delimitation in the Cantharellus cibarius complex in the southeastern USA”. Fungal Diversity 49 (1): 35–46. DOI 10.1007/s13225-011-0095-z