Cantharellus cinereus identification

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Cantharellus cinereus (Pers.; Fr.) Fr. Syns. Pseudocraterellus cinereus (Pers. Fr.) Kalamees, Merulius cinereus Pers. Sz?rke r?kagomba. Cap 20-50mm across grey-blackish slightly funnel shaped, margin wavy, incurved when old, wrinkled. Gills grey, wrinkled decurrent, forking especially near the margin. Stem sometimes flattened, hollow grey lighter than the cap when young. Taste mild, smell light fruity? Spores 9-11 x 6-8 print creamy. Rare. Found on the ground in beech woods. Edible but make sure not to damage any population of this rare fungus.

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More info about Cantharellus cinereus mushroom

Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
White
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Funnel shaped
Fungus colour:
Black or blackish
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
Location:
Europe
Flesh:
Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
Merulius cinereus, Pseudocraterellus cinereus, Sz?rke r?kagomba
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:17:52

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