What kind of mushroom is this? It was growing on or near a dead live oak. (That's right.) Location, Los Angeles County, elevation 2000-ish ft. I don't need to know the exact species. Just a general name will do.
Chanterelle soup with white wine and heavy cream, chanterelle, bacon and sun dried tomato fettucine, salmon with grilled chanterelles, peppers and onions, swordfish with a chanterelle dijon and sun dried tomato topping...BUT...you will never find a Mardi Gras float rider generous enough to toss out their stash of fresh chanterelles. Around here folks keep the growing locations to themselves.