False Chanterelle

 

The false Chanterelle is not edible.  It causes stomach upset.  It is often found in the same area as Chantrelles but is easily distinguished by the fact that:

- it’s flesh is orange rather than white

- its gills are much darker coloured  and deeper

- the cap is much more regular than the yellow chantrelle

Young:  Here is a button in the foreground with two older ones in the background.

Mature:

  2 Responses to “False Chanterelle”

  1. Do chanterelles have a hallow stem? I found some that looked liked chanterelles that have a hollow sten.

    • No Ron definitely not a hollow stem. The stem is white inside and very solid. Even more solid that your store bought mushrooms.

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