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False chanterelle

Description:

Found these mushroom in the woods by my house and want to know what kind of mushroom they are and if they are poisonous?

Habitat:

Cool moist shady area

Notes:

Orangy peachy color

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2 Comments

Jae
Jae 6 years ago

Nice ones, lam3164. I don't think these fungi are chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius) though, but perhaps false chanterelles (Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca) or jack-o'-lantern mushrooms (Omphalotus sp.). The fungi in your photos have gills and the chanterelle has what is sometimes called veins or false gills.

Nice finding lam3164,from the photos it seems a chanterelle,but iam not 100% sure,so dont eat them,ok? :) see this link https://www.google.pt/url?sa=t&rct=j...

Savannah Martin
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Savannah Martin

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Nov 5, 2015
Submitted on Nov 5, 2015

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