|ridges on hymenium|
|cap is infundibuliform|
|hymenium is decurrent|
|stipe is bare|
spore print is whiteto pink
|ecology is mycorrhizal|
Cantharellus cinnabarinus is a fungus native to eastern North America. It is a member of the genus Cantharellus along with other chanterelles. It is named after its red color, which is imparted by the carotenoid canthaxanthin. It is edible, fruiting in association with hardwood trees in the summer and fall.
- Kuo, M. (June 2003). "Cantharellus cinnabarinus". MushroomExpert.Com. Retrieved 2011-03-23.
- Haxo, Francis (Dec 1950). "Carotenoids of the Mushroom Cantharellus cinnabarinus". Botanical Gazette 112 (2): 228–32. JSTOR 2472791.
- Miller Jr., Orson K.; Miller, Hope H. (2006). North American Mushrooms: A Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi. FalconGuides. Globe Pequot Press. p. 333. ISBN 978-0-7627-3109-1.
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