False Chanterelle: how to distinguish?

Chanterelles - very useful and tasty mushrooms.They possess a number of properties - have the effect of worming, improve liver excrete radioactive substances.In addition, the composition includes chantarelle huge amount of vitamin C, carotene and polysaccharides.

False Chanterelle these properties do not possess.However, to call them poisonous also impossible.They belong to a group of semi-edible mushroom that can be eaten only after pre-soaking and heat treatment.Useful properties they do not, and their taste is poor.False Chanterelle has another name - Govorushko orange.

False Chanterelle: how to distinguish?

Differences false chanterelle from these in their appearance and habitat.

where there are false chanterelle

False Chanterelle grow mostly on moss, old fallen trees, the forest floor as a group and individually.

But the real chanterelles on old rotting stumps and trees can not be found.They grow in the moss or soil under the foliage.Normally, chanterelles grow in groups.It is very rare to see a fo


mushroom-shaped hats and

False Chanterelle: how to distinguish?

False Chanterelle in contrast to the present have a flat hat with rounded edges.And the size of the cap from Govorushko differ from the cap chanterelle.Cap false mushroom small, about 5 cm in diameter.Hat young false chanterelles slightly convex, as an adult mushroom has a funnel-shaped hat.The surface of the cap from Govorushko - velvet.

At present the chanterelles hat always with uneven wavy edges.And the cap itself is almost two times higher than that of the false foxes - about 12 cm in diameter.Furthermore, this cap foxes smooth and not rough like false.


The most obvious difference from the false chanterelle present in its color.

All Govorushko have a bright red color that becomes lighter around the edges.

this chanterelles color may vary from orange-yellow to pale yellow, almost white color.The color on the entire surface of the mushroom cap - uniform.Young chanterelles always lighter than the old ones.

False Chanterelle: how to distinguish?

Mushroom pulp

These chanterelles - incredibly tasty.They have a very bright and pleasant scent and taste sour.Their flesh is quite dense and has a white color, which goes toward the edges in yellow.If you press the flesh, it becomes reddish.

False Chanterelle have an unpleasant odor and tasteless.The flesh is yellow and crumbly.By pressing the color does not change.


False Chanterelle: how to distinguish?

Leg false chanterelle thinner and always straight, clearly separated from the cap.Adult fungus false chanterelle has a hollow leg.Color stipe a reddish-orange, darker down.

leg of this chanterelles thicker than the false and narrowed down.It is never hollow.It has a color as the hat, sometimes a bit lighter.The difference between the cap and stem have no real chanterelles.

plates fungus

have false chanterelle always very frequent and thin plates.They have a bright orange color.The plates never go on foot, but only reach it.

have true chanterelles plates are thick and dense, moving on foot.


Another significant difference from the false chanterelle mushroom this is a defeat parasites.If you see that the fungus has pitted track, then in front of you exactly false chanterelle.Real chanterelle parasites do not like.The fact that these foxes are composed of substance hitinmannoza whereby deferred insect larvae die.

And finally, one more tip.Chanterelles unsuitable for drying, as they always remain soft.But frying marinade and chanterelles - perfect!

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