When: 2008-07-29

Collection location: Zaleski State Forest, Athens and Vinton Cos., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

These two pale beige specimens were growing near several other kinds of Chanterelles.

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Proposed Names

-37% (6)
Recognized by sight
25% (4)
Recognized by sight: That’s what I’d call them if they were on the west coast, but we don’t have the same level of diversity in Cantharellus.
25% (5)
Recognized by sight: Thick decurrent gills, light colors.

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Tricky photo to ID…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-24 17:27:53 CEST (+0200)

…but I am leaning towards Cantharellus.
the mushrooms depicted have relatively shallow gills, which fork; camarophyllus has much deeper gills with numerous lamellulae but no forking. Young appalachiensis specimens also have an inrolled margin.
What about the context?