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Craterellus cornucopioides
angel-of-death, black chanterelle, fairy's loving cup, horn-of-plenty, black trumpet, trumpet-of-death

Habitat: In mossy woodland

Substrate: grows upon the ground

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: Edible



Identification Notes:

Spores are white; Growth of up to 4 inches; cap diameter of up to 3 inches. Craterellus fallax (Black Trumpet) has been shown to be a distinct species with salmon-buff spores that add their color to the underside of its fruiting bodies. Craterellus foetidus (the fragrant black trumpet) gives off a sweetish smell and has decurrent veins.

Accepted Name:
Craterellus cornucopioides (L.: Fr.) Pers.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Craterellus cornucopioides in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Craterellus cornucopioides photos.

1 photographs:
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