Observation 74145: Helvella lacunosa group

When: 2011-07-30

Collection location: near Eureka, Montana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

9% (3)
Recognized by sight
-19% (3)
Used references: There were conifers (Larch, Larix sp, and/or Douglas-fir not withing ~10 Meters may be closer
53% (1)
Recognized by sight: An undescribed species from Minnesota looks like this one.
Used references: H. lacunosa s.s. is not in 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. vespertina…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-04-18 10:33:51 PDT (-0700)

inappropriate use of an undescribed species.

there was an error in the location, I have corrected it now :D
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2012-04-16 19:50:26 PDT (-0700)
H. vespertina
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-04-16 19:20:27 PDT (-0700)

I doubt that these are H. vespertina, that is a California species. I don’t think that the Helvella of Africa has been studied recently.

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