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white saddle, elfin saddle or common helvel

Helvella crispa


is an ascomycete fungus of the Helvellaceae family. The mushroom is readily identified by its irregularly shaped whitish cap, fluted stem, and fuzzy undersurfaces. It is found in eastern North America and in Europe, near deciduous trees in summer and autumn.


Sierra Gorda, Queretaro.


Altitude • Media 1694 m s . n . m . • Maximum 2,440 m s . n . m .

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Elfin Saddle
Helvella Crispa Helvella crispa

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Nacho Garcia
Nacho Garcia 3 years ago

CorduneanuVlad .. once again thanks for the help.
greetings comrade.

Nacho Garcia
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Nacho Garcia

Querétaro, Mexico

Lat: 20.91, Long: -99.57

Spotted on Aug 13, 2016
Submitted on Aug 13, 2016

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