Common Names: Shaggy chanterelle, scaly chanterelle, woolly chanterelle
Sub-category: Turbinellus genus
Syn. Gomphus floccosus. A cantharelloid mushroom of the family Gomphaceae native to Asia and North America. The orange-capped vase- or trumpet-shaped fruiting bodies may reach 30 cm high and 30 cm wide. The lower surface, the hymenium, is covered in wrinkles and ridges rather than gills or pores, and is pale buff or yellowish to whitish. Forms symbiotic (ectomycorrhizal) relationships with various types of conifers.