Public Description of Cantharellus formosus Corner

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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Cantharellales
Family: Hydnaceae

General Description:

See Mushroom Expert2; MykoWeb6


Pacific Northwest


Ectomycorrhizal with Picea sitchensis (Sitka Spruce), Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir), Tsuga heterophylla (Western Hemlock).5

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7 Cantharellus formosus Corner, Monogr. Cantharelloid Fungi: 45 (1966)

1 Index Fungorum record 327480

2 Kuo, M., MushroomExpert.Com

3 MycoBank #327480":

4 Pilz, Norvell, Danell, Molina, Ecology and management of commercially harvested chanterelle mushrooms, Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-576 (2003). Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 83 p.

5 REDMAN, Regina S.; RANSON, Judith; RODRIGUEZ, Rusty J.. Genetic Structure of Cantharellus formosus Populations in a Second-Growth Temperate Rain Forest of the Pacific Northwest. North American Fungi, [S.l.], v. 1, p. 1-13, jun. 2006. ISSN 1937-786X. Available at: . Date accessed: 06 Oct. 2014. doi:10.2509/pnwf.2006.001.007.

6 Michael Wood & Fred Stevens, The Fungi of California (a MykoWeb Page)


Pacific Golden Chanterelle

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editors: Daniel B. Wheeler, Joseph D. Cohen