Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle

Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus) Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus) Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus)

Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus)

Synonyms:

  • Hygrocybe cantharellus

Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus)

Chanterelle pseudohygrocybe belongs to the large family of hygrophoric fungi.

It grows everywhere, it is found in Europe, and in the regions of America, and in Asia. In the Russian Federation, the chanterelle pseudohygrocybe grows in the European part, the Caucasus, and the Far East. The season is from mid June to late September.

Prefers mixed forests, although it is also found in conifers, it likes to grow among mosses, in meadows, along roadsides. Also, experts note that in a number of cases they found specimens of this species growing on mossy and destroyed wood. Grows in small groups.

Fruiting bodies are represented by a cap and a leg. At a young age, the shape of the cap is convex, in mature mushrooms it is prostrate. It can also take the form of a large funnel. There is a small depression in the center, the surface is velvety, the edges are slightly pubescent. There are small scales over the entire surface of the cap, while there can be a lot of them in the middle.

Coloring – orange, ocher, scarlet, with a fiery red tint.

The leg is up to seven centimeters long, may be slightly compressed. Hollow, the color of the leg is like a mushroom cap. There is a slight thickening at the base. The surface is dry. The pulp is whitish or slightly yellow. Has no smell and taste.

Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle is a lamellar fungus. The plates are rare, yellowish, in the form of a triangle or an arc, running down to the stem.

Spores are elliptical, rather ovoid. The surface is smooth, the color is cream, white.

This species belongs to inedible mushrooms.

Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus) Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus) Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle (Pseudohygrocybe cantharellus)

Photo of the Pseudohygrocybe chanterelle mushroom from the questions in recognition:

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