Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Hygrophoropsidaceae
Species: Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (Wulfen) Maire
Synonyms: Agaricus aurantiacus
Agaricus subcantharellus
Cantharellus aurantiacus
Cantharellus aurantiacus lacteus
Cantharellus aurantiacus lacteus
Cantharellus aurantiacus var. lactea
Cantharellus aurantiacus var. pallidus
Cantharellus aurantiacus lacteus
Clitocybe aurantiaca
Clitocybe aurantiaca var. albida
Clitocybe aurantiaca var. lactea
Clitocybe aurantiaca var. nigripes
Clitocybe aurantiaca var. pallida
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca f. pallida
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca forma pallida
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca var. aurantiaca
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca var. nigripes
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca var. pallida
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca var. rufa
Hygrophoropsis rufa
Merulius nigripes
Common Name: False Chanterelle


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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Picea sitchensis (8)
Pinus sylvestris (7)
Pinus (7)
Larix (3)
Picea abies (3)
Erica cinerea (2)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Larix decidua (1)
Tsuga (1)
Cedrus libani (1)
Calluna vulgaris (1)
Pinus contorta (1)
Pinus sitchensis (1)
Abies procera (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (6)
Woodland: mixed (6)
Dry dwarf shrub heath (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (2)
Acid grassland: unimproved (2)
Built-up areas (2)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (2)
Coastland: grey dunes (1)
Grassland: acidic, upland (1)
Heathland: dry heath/acid grassland mosaic, lowland (1)
Heathland: wet heath/acid grassland mosaic, upland (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Montane heath/dwarf forb (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: coniferous (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (19)
Soil Grassy (15)
Soil Needle (15)
Soil Mossy (8)
Litter (2)
Sand (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
June (1)
August (11)
September (25)
October (33)
November (15)