MycoKey : the species Helvella nigricans

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.


Helvella nigricans - DK: sort foldhat

Helvella nigricans , sort foldhat, sotmurkla, Schwarze Lorchel
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-93.020

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