MycoKey : the species Gyromitra gigas

Generic short diagnoses: Large, cup-, saddle- to brain-shaped operculate discomycetes on a ± pronounced stipe; spores cyanophilic and with large, apiculate outgrowths. On soil and wood.

Gyromitra gigas - DK: kæmpe-stenmorkel

Gyromitra gigas , kæmpe-stenmorkel, blek sandmorkel, Reuzenkluifzwam, Riesen-Lorchel
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-83.008

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