Fruiting of Cantharellus cibarius in pine forests of South Lithuania [Cantharellus cibarius derėjimas Pietų Lietuvos pušynuose]. – Botanica Lithuanica, 9(2): 127–133

The growth of fruit bodies of Cantharellus cibarius Fr. was studied during 1998–2002. The influence of air temperature, relative air humidity, and precipitation on the quantity and biomass of C. cibarius fruit bodies was investigated. Of all meteorological factors observed during the investigation time, relative air humidity, amount of precipitation and its regularity were most important for the growth of C. cibarius fruit bodies.

Keywords: Cantharellus cibarius, fruit bodies, biomass, air temperature, precipitation.