Observation 7663: Helvella acetabulum (L.) Quél.

When: 2008-06-02

Collection location: Marble Creek Campground, Madison Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

Found brown cup with white ribs, under cedars & white oak at Marble Creek Campground, Madison County, Missouri. According to reference, this is distintive of Helvella acetabulum (called Cabbage Leaf Helvalla).

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Helvella acetabulum

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Used references: Mushrooms Of Idaho And The Pacific Northwest, Discomycetes — Edmund E. Tylutki — 1979

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Beautiful image!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-06-03 04:42:46 CEST (+0200)

This is one of my favorite ascos. I’ve never heard the term “cabbage leaf helvella,” thanks for that!

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