Scaly chanterelle (Turbinellus floccosus)
The scaly chanterelle (Turbinellus floccosus, formerly Gomphus floccosus) is a widespread funnel- or vase-shaped mushroom which has a close association with conifers. When parts of the orange upper surface of the cap peel back, they resemble scales and give rise to the common name. Additional common names include shaggy chanterelle and woolly chanterelle. Despite the names and a resemblance to true chanterelles (genus Cantharellus), this species is not closely related.
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