Chanterelle (Pacific Golden Chanterelle)

Scientific Name: Cantharellus cibarius or Cantharellus formosus

Chantrelles are a prize edible

In collecting these mushrooms, one needs be careful to distinguish the following three look-alikes

1) False chanterelle

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2) Wolly Chanterelle

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3) Jack O'Lanterns (not often found in the Northwest)

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