Observation 85690: Helvella lacunosa group

When: 2012-01-02

Collection location: Fox Island, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

No specimen available

Growing in a fairy ring on a lawn

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Over 30 cm, which is far beyond any field guide specs.
79% (1)
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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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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did you bring your hatchet?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-04 20:41:13 CST (-0600)

those are big ’uns.

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