Skip

Chantrelle Mushrooms

How to sow Chantrelle Mushrooms: Direct seed mushroom pieces

Nobody is growing this yet. You could be the first!

Chantrelle mushrooms are orange or yellow and funnel shaped, with gill-like ridges beneath the smooth cap. They are one of the most desirable edible mushrooms. Their flavor and aroma range from fruity to woody, earthy, or spicy. Chantrelles are a mycorrhizal fungi, growing on trees in a symbiotic relationship. Their tree of choice varies depending on what region, but they often grow on hemlock, Douglas fir, white pine, beech, spruce, and birch. They are difficult to cultivate and are usually foraged for in the wild. To cultivate, find a tree appropriate for the mushroom in your region, and test and amend soil pH to get it between 4-5.5. Rake the soil to loosen it and break up whole chanterelles, spreading mushroom bits around the loose soil to distribute the spores contained in the mushroom. Leave the area undisturbed. It can take years for the mycelium to develop and bear fruit.

photo of crop

Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Photos

Chantrelle mushrooms crops

more photos ยป

Crop Map

Only plantings by members who have set their locations are shown on this map.

What people are saying about Chantrelle Mushrooms

Nobody has posted about Chantrelle Mushrooms yet.

Sign in or sign up to post your tips and experiences growing Chantrelle Mushrooms.

How to grow Chantrelle Mushrooms


Chantrelle Mushrooms is a variety of mushroom

Scientific names

None known.

Alternate names

See who's planted Chantrelle Mushrooms

Chantrelle mushrooms harvests

Nobody has harvested this crop yet.

Find Chantrelle Mushrooms seeds

There are no seeds available to trade on Growstuff right now.