When: 2009-03-09

Collection location: Oak Bottom Campground, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

In soil under douglas fir canopy.


Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
54% (3)
Recognized by sight: growing with conifers
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.
41% (2)
Recognized by sight

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“H. lacunosa s.s. is not in North America” Too Strong, “Growing with conifers”?
By: P. Hill (phill)
2014-07-06 01:14:04 CDT (-0400)

see my comment in observation 92266 about “not in NA”
You say “Growing with conifers”, but that looks like an oak leaf right there in the photo. Also note the location name.

We can’t say one way or another from the trees.