Observation 195543: Helvella dryophila Vellinga & Nguyen

When: 2014-12-29

Collection location: Templeton, California, USA [Click for map]

35.5566° -120.7006° 240m

Who: kweichert

No specimen available

Two individuals growing in a building side planter, in imported wood chips, and under a small coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia). Cap upper surface black, undersurface gray and powdery. Stalk lacunose.

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified (Second ed.) by David Arora

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Cap and constrast!
By: P. Hill (phill)
2015-01-05 21:07:05 PST (-0800)

The shorter stature, the grooves in the cap, and the white to black contrast between stipe and cap is a match all around for H. dryophila.

Created: 2015-01-04 21:01:13 PST (-0800)
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