Chantarelle or not

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Chantarelle or not

Post by Flaxton » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:40 pm

After all these years I really should know the difference by now but can people tell me what they think about these.
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True Chantarelle?
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Hygrophoropsis Aurantiaca var pallida.jpg
Hygrophoropsis var pallida or Cantharellus pallens?
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Unsure in situ
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Unsure top
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Unsure gills
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Re: Chantarelle or not

Post by Chris Yeates » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:30 pm

Andreas' word will be the best but I think the top one is Cantharellus cibarius, and the others all appear to be Hygrophoropsis taxa - I'm intrigued by image #3.
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Re: Chantarelle or not

Post by Flaxton » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:12 pm

Thanks Chris. I am pleased you agree with what I thought but I had someone say the last one(three photos) was a true Chantarelle. I will wait to see if Andreas has any thoughts.
I called the third one H var pallida but that was before I had even heard of fuscosquamula and macrospora.
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Re: Chantarelle or not

Post by Flaxton » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:17 pm

Chris
The spores of the third specimen were dextrinoid and the wrong size for Cantherellus so unless Andreas disagrees I am sticking with Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca.
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Re: Chantarelle or not

Post by Chris Yeates » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:01 am

Flaxton wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:12 pm
Thanks Chris. I am pleased you agree with what I thought but I had someone say the last one(three photos) was a true Chantarelle. I will wait to see if Andreas has any thoughts.
I called the third one H var pallida but that was before I had even heard of fuscosquamula and macrospora.
Mal
That last photograph shows repeatedly forking true gills - definitely Hygrophoropsis
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Re: Chantarelle or not

Post by Flaxton » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:36 am

Thanks again Chris.
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