General Information: The chanterelle is considered to be one of the best wild mushrooms in the world. They are fluted, trumpet-shaped, wild mushrooms with a ruffled, wavy edge. They are usually sautéed in butter with chopped onions. Very popular for its delicate flavor and fruity fragrance. Its flavor has been described as "peppery and rich." It has a fruity smell, reminiscent of apricots and a mildly peppery taste (hence its German name, Pfifferling) and is considered an excellent food mushroom.
White Chanterelle are similar is size and shape to the yellow chanterelle but have a milder flavor. White Chanterelle's identifying features are its robust stalk, white coloring and orangish bruising. White Chanterelles are grown in the northwestern United States.