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Cantharellus Floccosus

Cantharellus floccosus

Cap or Pileus - Funnel form or trumpet shaped, depressed even into the stem. The surface of the depression is woolly or scaly. The scales sometimes persist and sometimes disappear. Reddish yellow, fading to yellow.

Gills or Lamellae - Blunt, narrow, close; forked branched so as to appear as a network. Yellow to yellow brown.

Stem or Stipe - Short, smooth, or hairy. Sometimes extending like a root among fallen leaves.

Spores - White.

FIesh - White, thin.

Time - July to September.

Habitat - In groups in woods. The specimen pictured was found grow
ing in moss by a stream among laurels and rhododendrons.