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Craterellus tubaeformis   (Trumpet Chantarelle)
North America, Europe
Cap 1.5-6 cm dia; stem 3-8 cm tall * 0.4-0.9 cm dia.

Craterellus tubaeformis (formerly Cantharellus tubaeformis) is an edible fungus, also known as Yellowfoot, winter mushroom, or Trumpet Chanterelle. It is a small to medium-sized, funnel-shaped, dingy-brown cap that has forked veins instead of gills and a yellowish stem. It grows on moss and found mostly in conifer bogs.

Cap dark grayish brown, convex and sometimes hollow down the middle. The forked veins are widely separated, and of lighter color than the cap. Stem tall, yellowish, somewhat flattened and hollow and often slightly club-shaped or bulbous at the base. Flesh thin and membranous.

Similar species include Chrysomphalina chrysophylla, which has gills instead of veins.

Cantharellus tubaeformis on the First Nature Web site.
Craterellus tubaeformis on the Web site.
Craterellus tubaeformis on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

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