from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of hymenomycetous fungi, allied to Agaricus. The chanterelle, Cantharellus cibaris, is a wellknown edible species.
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- n. a well-known genus of fungus; has funnel-shaped fruiting body; includes the chanterelles
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-- Cantharellus aurantiacus, under view, enlarged nearly twice, showing regularly forked gills.] = Cantharellus aurantiacus = Fr. -- This orange cantharellus is very common, and occurs on the ground or on very rotten wood, logs, branches, etc., from summer to very late autumn.