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Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (Wulfen) Maire (False Chanterelle)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

anon., 2014 (Monstrous) Readers' Finds
Holec, J. & Kolarik, M., 2013 Notes on the identity of Hygrophoropsis rufa (Basidiomycota, Boletales)
Spooner, B.M. & Ainsworth, M., 2014 (Monstrous) The extinct, the extant and the excluded pt.1: Clavariadelphus and a teratological form of Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca

Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
(spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
(false chanterelles)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 feeding and other relationships of Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (False Chanterelle)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) This common species is often the most numerous toadstool in coniferous forest, but it also occurs in mixed woodland and even grassland. Easily distinguished from the true Chanterelle by the deep orange, well-formed, dichotomous gills.
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