Observation 56140: Helvella elastica Bull.

When: 2010-10-15

Collection location: Sammamish, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Roper (madjack74)

No specimen available

Overall Length: 105mm, 92mm, 48mm, 48mm
Stipe Width: 4.8mm, 5.6mm, 5.5mm

Did not seem to sprint, but I wasn’t sure exactly where the spore surface was.

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smooth under-surface to cap…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-08-13 10:16:51 CDT (-0400)

gets you to elastica. Check out the PNW Key Council key to the Helvellaceae:

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