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Elfin Saddle

Helvella lactea


It was approximately 6 cm tall, creamy white, the cap was attached to the stem, the stem was ridged, and the undersurface of the cap was smooth.


Habitat: I spotted this mushroom growing alone on a steep incline in a mostly coniferous forest (hemlock, pine, ash, maple).


*Note: I think this is Helvella lactea because the underside of the cap was smooth. However, H. lactea is not common and this mushroom could be Helvella crispa.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Vermont, USA

Lat: 43.07, Long: -73.00

Spotted on Sep 29, 2018
Submitted on Oct 1, 2018

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