Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Cantharellus tubaeformis


Cantharellus tubaeformis - The hat reaches 20 - 60 mm in diameter; yellow-brown or gray-brown; the young sporocarps have a convex hat, initially recessed, which in the older fruitbodies becomes funnel-shaped and then trumpet; it is thin-skinned, with small scales or smooth; the margin is initially bent in young specimens and then, as it grows, it becomes bent upwards and bent.

Gray-brown or gray-yellow slat; clear; thick; rare; forked; connected with transversal veins; converging far on the shaft.

Gray-yellow stem, turning yellow towards the base; cavernous; tubular; often bent.

Flesh yellowish-white, fibrous, thin; weak odor; mild taste.

Occurrence: very common in coniferous forests; grows primarily under spruce, less often under pines; fruiting bodies appear from July to November, usually gregarious; they are happy to grow next to cut trunks.

Value: good edible fungus; very tasty.

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