When: 2014-04-25

Collection location: Adams Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available


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Recognized by sight: Shape. Cap margin showing white where upturned.

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Having examined spores from similar collections…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-04-21 21:51:13 CST (+0800)

and noting reported spore dimensions, it is clear that examination of spores is necessary to confidently distinguish G. korfii from Discina brunnea (Gyromitra brunnea); in at least some cases.

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By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-05-03 12:24:10 CST (+0800)

Originally, there were photos of two specimens. The one photo that’s been removed is now seen in a separate post.

Growing a few feet away from a similarly colored specimen that better matches the description of G. korfii.

Folds are more rounded that creased. Probably an example of G. korfii that superficially resembles Discina brunnea (Gyromitra brunnea).