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Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca - False Chanterelle

Observed: 7th September 2013 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca - False Chanterelle
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca - False Chanterelle (2)
Description:

Orange-yellow cap 2-8cm becoming funnel shaped has decurrent gills cap colour stem cap colour found in late summer to autumn.Found in very large scattered groups in Scot's pine woodland

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

marksteer's picture

Can be confused with

Can be confused with Cantharellus cibarius so your and others comments on a previous id 'edible?' are very correct. I would NEVER suggest a fungus is edible with photos and info people post on iSpot

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