Observation 62948: Helvella lacunosa group
When: 2011-01-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Specimens with some early stages of Hypomyces cervinigenus.

Proposed Names

14% (3)
Recognized by sight
62% (2)
Recognized by sight: Under coast live oak
Used references: Helvella vespertina and Helvella dryophila, two new Helvella lacunosa look-alikes from western North America
81% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)
2012-04-18 00:46:57 BST (+0100)

Velvety comes from the early stage of parasitic infection. Soon these will be covered in spores of what we think is Hypomyces cervinigenus — who knows if that’s even a real name on our this Helvella.

Alan, I think you may be a little quick on the trigger here
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2012-04-17 21:25:27 BST (+0100)

and may be demonstrating a case of premature literation.
It is at this point only an abstract, not yet published , and Else herself warns about using these names now as they could change after a more extensive peer review.

Cool looking
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-01-31 02:47:50 GMT (+0000)

These look like velvet!

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