A delicate, yellow-orange, trumpet shaped mushroom, with a mild, nutty/apricot flavor. They should be cooked over low heat.
These trumpet shaped fungi are highly regarded mushrooms favored for their gold to yellow color, and rich flavor, ranging from apricot to earthier tasting. Chanterelles are best eaten fresh, although they are also available dried or canned.
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The Pacific Golden Chanterelle (Cantharellus formosus) was designated as the Official Mushroom of Oregon in 1999