black chanterelle


Definition of black chanterelle

: black trumpet … the pan-seared chicken livers in puff pastry with black chanterelles and sage are to die for.— Jennifer Moses, Bon Appétit, August 1999 … and black chanterelles, the velvety black funnel-shaped mushrooms that are also known as black trumpets or trumpets of death.— Tara Duggan, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Feb. 2007

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First Known Use of black chanterelle

1980, in the meaning defined above

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