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Chanterelle Cantharellus cibarius

The chanterelle is widespread in Norfolk and is easily identified by the rich egg-yolk yellow colouration and the deep, yellow, blunt-edged wrinkles that run from the cap down the stem and they smell faintly of apricots.

Conservation status

Not threatened. A widespread species in Norfolk.

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Chanterelles could also be called 'Cup of food'. The word 'chanterelle' comes from the Greek word 'kantharos' meaning 'cup' or 'goblet' while 'cibarius' means 'food'.

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