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Observation 235960: Cantharellus minor Peck

When: 2015-06-19

Collection location: Kingston Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Phil Yeager (gunchky)

No specimen available

Ground in mixed hardwoods.


Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Small size, widely-spaced pseudo-gills, monochromatic. Based upon first photo. See comment.

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That makes sense to me.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-04-07 15:03:27 CDT (-0400)

I think it’s a good idea to allow some corrections to stand. It’s potentially informative to someone else interested in learning to recognize these similar types of mushrooms.

By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2016-04-07 14:58:15 CDT (-0400)

I don’t think moving the photos and comments would be necessary, because both show how an observation can be changed.

Phil, why don’t you just…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-04-06 19:13:30 CDT (-0400)

edit this observation by removing the ignicolor photo(s). I’ll destroy my comments, and you may do the same. Put the ignicolor photos into a new observation.

Note the
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2016-04-06 15:53:24 CDT (-0400)

image numbers. Image 013 was picked earlier and in a different location than images 023 and 024. I didn’t notice this before your question, and now it seems evident that there are two species with 013 being Cantharellus minor, and images 023-024 being Craterellus ignicolor.
Note the leaf near last two photos.

Does the top photo…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-04-06 08:12:02 CDT (-0400)

show the same mushroom as in the bottom photo? I’m wondering if there may be two different species shown in this observation.

Last image
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2016-04-05 22:07:26 CDT (-0400)

does look like Craterellus ignicolor.

Last photo…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2016-04-02 20:13:00 CDT (-0400)

looks like C. ignicolor may apply.