Observation 130944: Helvella L.

When: 2013-03-12

Collection location: Arastradero Preserve, Palo Alto, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)

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The ribs
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-03-28 14:09:28 CDT (-0400)

are OK for griseoalba/costifera – but the dark colour..? I wonder if griseoalba can be this dark. It feels like the best candidate though. I can’t find any other possible species in the vicinity.

Ribs
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2013-03-28 13:06:53 CDT (-0400)

I’m thinking the ribs on these aren’t branched or rounded enough, and end too sharply, for H. costifera/griseoalba. They’re dark grey.

H. costifera and H. griseoalba
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-03-28 09:44:42 CDT (-0400)

are both known species of Eastern North America, is there any similar species in the west? BTW, they are grey, don’t they?

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