2 oz or 1 lb Package A funnel shaped mushroom that is tapered at the base. The cap of the mushroom usually measures up to six inches across, has a depressed center and a curly edge. When fresh, it has a bright yellow color, which fades to a paler yellow after it is harvested later in autumn and as it ages. A chanterelle mushroom has a mild somewhat fruity flavor and a subtle scent of apricots. Chanterelles grow in many areas of North America, but are most numerous on the West Coast.