Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Cantharellales Family: Cantharellaceae
Species: Cantharellus cibarius Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus chantarellus
Agaricus chanterellus
Cantharellus cibarius f. neglectus
Cantharellus cibarius f. pallidus
Cantharellus cibarius forma neglectus
Cantharellus cibarius forma pallidus
Cantharellus cibarius var. albidus
Cantharellus cibarius var. albus
Cantharellus cibarius var. cibarius
Cantharellus cibarius var. rufipes
Cantharellus pallens
Cantharellus vulgaris
Craterellus cibarius
Merulius cantharellus
Merulius chantarellus
Common Name: Chanterelle


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Cantharellus cibariusPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

Photographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (22)
Quercus (17)
Quercus petraea (4)
Beech (3)
Betula pendula (2)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Woodland: mixed (9)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Mossy (16)
Soil (13)
Soil Grassy (6)
Larch (Larix) (4)
Soil Leaves (4)
Litter (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (3)
March (1)
June (1)
July (10)
August (17)
September (33)
October (9)
November (1)
December (1)