Observation 203738: Helvella compressa (Snyder) N.S. Weber
When: 2015-04-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: spores 16.25-22.5 microns long x 12.5-15 microns wide.

both Helvella compressa and H. elastica were candidates, but the occurence on burnt soil according to Ascomycete Fungi of North America points to H. compressa.

Found in a forest fire area burned last year.

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Used references: Ascomycete Fungi of North America
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