DNA of this species is firmly within the Genus Gyromitra. Both this species and G. sphaerospora are now in newly created subgenus Pseudorhizina.
Used references: “A molecular phylogenetic assessment of the genus Gyromitra in North America,”
Andrew Methven, Steve Zelski & Andrew Miller
Mycologia (online) published 6 August 2013, 10.3852/12-397