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Asked in Mushrooms
What kind of mushrooms is this specie chanterelle belongs to?
The chanterelle mushroom belongs to the Cantharellus species of mushrooms. The chanterelle is yellow or orange in color, edible, smells like apricots and has a peppery like taste. ...
Asked in Microbiology, Mycology or Fungi, Spore
How do mold spores differ from bacterial endospores?
Bacterial spores need more nitrogen (for making proteins) than fungal (mold) spores. Also from microbiology class. ...
Asked in Biology, The Difference Between
What is the difference between chanterelle and mushrooms?
Chanterelle is actually a kind of mushroom, similar to porcini and truffle mushrooms. It grows best in nature and gets its nourishment from intertwining with trees and other plants. ...
What is the difference between spores and seeds?
Spores are unicellular organisms, seeds are multicellular. Seeds come from flowering plants and spores come from ferns and moss you need a microscope to see a spore but you can see seeds with your own eyes spores must land on wet land to germinate, but seeds do not. ...
When can you find wild chanterelle mushrooms?
Chanterelle grow in areas were there are well rotted materials. They appear from September to February on the West Coast and almost all summer in the east. They can be very hard to find if you don't know where to look, and without experience it is possible to walk right over them. You also need to be careful when harvesting so not to harm the mycelium so that they will regrow in the same spot every year. ...
Asked in Mycology or Fungi
What is the advantage of the large numbers of spores produced by fungi?
The advantage of the large numbers of spores produced by fungi is that more of the fungi will have a chance to be reproduced. The spores from most fungi need moisture and darkness to reproduce. Spores can also be transplanted through the air and be deposited in places that are not suitable for reproduction, such as a place that is too dry. This will greatly reduce the fungi's chance for survival. ...