Observation 161696: Helvella vespertina Nguyen & Vellinga
When: 2014-03-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on trail edge in mixed forest. Pine and oak both nearby, tough to say which one these are growing with. Found some matured specimens (not pictured) with jet black stipes.

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Bigger and not so high contrast?
By: P. Hill (phill)
2014-03-20 17:26:46 PDT (-0700)


Are you leaning toward H. vespertina, because it is
(1) larger
(2) NOT fully the high contrast black cap and white stem contrast
(3) 1 & 2
(4) other

But March flush might suggest the somewhat later H. dryophila.


Created: 2014-03-20 09:00:06 PDT (-0700)
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