Observation 33114: Helvella vespertina Nguyen & Vellinga
When: 2010-02-03
Who: BakerSt10
No herbarium specimen

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13% (5)
Recognized by sight
53% (1)
Recognized by sight: pine needles present
Used references: H. lacunosa s.s. has not been confirmed in western North America
See Nguyen, Nhu H., et al. “The Helvella lacunosa species complex in western North America: cryptic species, misapplied names and parasites.” Mycologia 105.5 (2013): 1275-1286.

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“H. lacunosa s.s. is not in North America” Too Strong given the few samples in the study.
By: P. Hill (phill)
2014-07-05 22:03:16 PDT (-0700)

see my comment in observation 92266

Helvella lacunosa this week…
By: Jonathan King (buckyboy)
2010-02-05 10:14:36 PST (-0800)

These things were coming up all over the place (in the East Bay hills, anyway) in the day or two prior to the current rain. I collected, cooked, and ate a pound or so on Tuesday … much like Chinese cloud ears, only fresher.

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