Flame Chanterelle

Craterellus ignicolor

Craterellus ignicolor is a mushroom in the family Cantharellaceae.
Craterellus ignicolor Cap was vase-shaped and wavy with a hole in the center. Lilac false gills with frequent forking and cross gills. The stem was yellow. 

Habitat: Growing alone in moss next to rotting wood. Mostly deciduous forest with lots of oak.
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Appearance

Cap: 1.5-5 cm wide; planoconvex when very young but soon developing a central depression and, eventually, becoming vase-shaped, with a perforated center; with a wavy and often irregular or scalloped margin at maturity; slightly moist when fresh, but soon dry; bald or, when young, with a canescent sheen from tiny, appressed, whitish fibrils; bright orange to orangish yellow or brownish yellow, fading with age to dull yellowish.

Undersurface: With fairly well developed, thick, blunt false gills that run down the stem; becoming cross-veined; pale yellow to grayish at first, developing pinkish to faintly purplish hues at maturity and, eventually, becoming very pale tan.

Stem: 2-6 cm long; 3-10 mm thick; equal or tapering to base; becoming hollow; bald, with a somewhat waxy texture; bright orange-yellow to orange; basal mycelium bright yellow.

Flesh: Thin; whitish.

Odor and Taste: Taste not distinctive; odor not distinctive, or slightly fruity.

Spore Print: Pinkish yellow to yellow.
Flame Chanterelle - Craterellus ignicolor Orange chanterelles with pale hymenium; Cap was depressed with a hollow, central stem.

Habitat: Growing in a mixed forest on rotting wood
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Distribution

Apparently widely distributed in eastern North America; summer and fall.
Flame Chanterelle - Craterellus ignicolor Cap was vase-shaped and wavy with a hole in the center. Lilac/pinkish/tan false gills with frequent forking and cross gills. The stem was yellow. 

Habitat: Growing in small clusters in a deciduous forest
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Habitat

Mycorrhizal with oaks, beech, and birches; growing gregariously or in clusters in moss or sphagnum in damp, shady areas.

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Taxonomy
KingdomFungi
DivisionBasidiomycota
ClassAgaricomycetes
OrderCantharellales
FamilyCantharellaceae
GenusCraterellus
SpeciesCraterellus ignicolor