Chanterelle - Cantharellus californicus and Cantharellus formosa

Other Names: Mud Puppy, Oak Chanterelle, California Golden Chanterelle

Harvest Methods: Hand Harvested

Biological Information: Chanterelles are a beautiful species native to the Pacific Northwest commonly found during the fall and winter months. They have a mycorrhizal partnership with conifers trees and are found either alone or in small clusters. They have a distinguished vase shaped fruiting body with a flesh color that ranges from soft yellow to striking gold. The cap is fleshy with wavy, rounded cap margins that taper down to meet the stem. They have a mild nutty flavor that is highly versatile in the kitchen.

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