Chanterelle - Cantharellus
Girolle ou Chanterelle ciboire - Cantharellus cibarius
French : Chanterelle, Girolle
Found in coniferous forests in temperate regions, often in moss. Girolles begin to appear in late spring, but most growth appears in summer, a few days after thunderstorms.
The chanterelle has a yellowish funnel-shaped cap 2 to 8 cm wide. It is characterized by the deep ridges (instead of gills) which run underneath its orangey funnel-shaped cap. Its flesh is yellowish-white, soft and has a fruity taste.
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