Cantharellales is an order of basidiomycotic fungi. It includes fungi of widely different appearance but which have been identified as closely related through molecular phylogeny (studies of their DNA). The families in this order include Aphelariaceae, Botryobasidiaceae, Cantharellaceae, Clavulinaceae and Hydnaceae.
Cantharellales
Photographs and information from Wikipedia about this group of fungi which includes the important genera Cantharellus, Craterellus and Hydnum.
Cantharellus
The chanterelles are widely used as food. Photographs and information from Wikipedia describing several species and how they can be used.
Cantharellus cibarius
This species was photographed in the Dominican Republic.
Cantharellus cibarius (Chanterelle)
Several photographs of this species.
Cantharellus ignicolor
Photograph and information on this species.
Cantharellus lateritius
Photograph and information on this species.
Cantharellus lilacinus
Photograph and information on this species, sometimes classified as Cantharellus atrolilacinus.
Clavulina cinerea (a coral fungus)
Many photographs of this species.
Clavulinaceae
Photographs of Clavulina cinerea, coralloides and rugosa.
Craterellus
Photograph and information from Wikipedia on this genus, the members of which are distinguished by their lack of gill-like structures on the underside of their caps.
Craterellus boyacensis
Photograph and information on this species.
Craterellus cornucopioides (Horn of Plenty)
Several photographs of this species.
Craterellus fallax
Information and a photograph of this species.
Craterellus fallax
Article by Tom Volk on this edible fungus, the Black Trumpet, and some other Craterellus species.
Craterellus tubaeformis
Tom Volk provides photographs and information on this species, known as Tubies in California.
Gloeomucro chlorinus
Information and a photograph of this species dangling from the underside of a log.
Hydnum repandum
Photograph and information from Wikipedia on the Hedgehog Fungus, so named because it has spines instead of gills.
Hydnum repandum
Several photographs of this species, the Sweet-tooth Mushroom.
Hydnum repandum (Wood Hedgehog, Hedgehog Fungus)
Photographs of fruitbodies of this species and microscopic images of the spores.
Hydnum umbilicatum
Several photographs of this species.
Hydnum umbilicatum, the Sweet Tooth Mushroom
Article with photographs by Tom Volk on this and other related species.
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