CANTHARELLOID FUNGI

'Cantharelloid Fungi' refers to fungi having a vase-shape and a vein-like hymenium from which spores are released. Although they bear structural similarities with chanterelles, the gomphoid genera, Gomphus and Turbinellus, are not closely related to them.

Clicking on the name of the fungus will bring you to photos and descriptions of the mentioned species.


CANTHARELLUS____appalachiensis____cibarius____cinnabarinus____ignicolor____lateritius____minor

CRATERELLUS____appalachiensis____fallax (cornucopioides)____foetidus____ignicolor____lutescens (aurora)____tubaeformis

GOMPHUS____clavatus

TURBINELLUS (Gomphus)____floccosus____kaufmanii