Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]
Canthrellus xanthopus (Pers.) Daby Canthrellaceae, Aphyllophrales. (Yellow-footed Chanterelle or Лисичка хрупкая ворончатая).
Cap: 2-5cm, gently convex with sunken centre then flat with decurved up crimped wavy margin, narrow and wrinkled funnel into stalk; color is orange-brown up to reddish-brown or brown. Cap surface is smooth and some bumpy or radial wrinkled; flesh is thin yellowish or pinkish-white. Fertile surface looks as branched gills: narrow thick-edged ridges forked and cross veined, distant and descending stalk, narrow and thick-edged; forked and rare cross-veined; yellowish or pinkish-white.
Stalk: 4-7cm long, 0.5-1cm thick, enlarged up to a cap and change into a cap often dividing into 3-5 main branches or ridges; yellow up to bright yellow, orange-yellow or brownish-yellow. Edibility: edible according North America Field Guide Book.
Habitat: small group or crowded clusters scattered in pine-tree forest with rare birches.
August – September.
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