Name: Cantharellus phasmatis M.J. Foltz & T.J. Volk
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cantharellus phasmatis

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: M.J. Foltz & T.J. Volk

Citation: in Foltz, Perez & Volk, Mycologia 105(2): 454 (2013)

Synonym(s):Cantharellus cibarius var. pallidifolius A.H. Sm.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Cantharellales

Family: Hydnaceae

Genus: Cantharellus

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This chanterelle described from the midwestern United States was formerly considered Cantharellus cibarius but morphology and molecular data show it is a distinct species. It is known by its egg-yellow pileus, white hymenium becoming pink with maturity, white stalk yellowing with age, flesh that bruises rusty brown, and a pink spore print. Molecular data show that it is sister species to Cantharellus flavus, another recently described chanterelle that occurs in the midwest.

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