MycoKey : the genus Helvella

Generic short diagnoses: Medium to large, ± stipitate, cup-shaped to saddle-shaped or folded operculate discomycetes, often with ± furrowed stipes and greyish, dull brown to black colours. All (?) ectomycorrhizal.

Species examples:
Helvella acetabulum
Helvella astieri
Helvella bulbosa
Helvella corium
Helvella costifera
Helvella crispa
Helvella elastica
Helvella lacunosa
Helvella leucomelaena
Helvella nigricans
Helvella queletii

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