The chanterelle mushroom (Cantharellus cibarius) is known as girolle in French, also known as “golden chanterelle” and “egg mushroom. They are an uncultivated mushroom. They grow in clusters under broad-leaved trees and are difficult to find among the leaf litter. Chanterelles are found in coniferous and hardwood forests of Northern climates.
Prized by culinary experts for their golden yellow color, apricot-like and peachy flavor, dry chanterelles have a meaty texture and a fruity, nutty taste.