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Fungi: Ascomycota: Pezizomycetes: Pezizales: Helvellaceae: Helvella macropus (Pers.) P.Karst.

Helvella macropus – felt saddle

Synonyms: Aleuria macropus, Cowlesia bulbosa, Cowlesia macropus, Cyathipodia bulbosa, Cyathipodia macropus, Helvella bulbosa, Helvella craterella, Lachnea bulbosa, Lachnea macropus, Leptopodia craterella, Macropodia bulbosa, Macropodia macropus, Macroscyphus macropus, Octospora bulbosa, Octospora craterella, Peziza bulbosa, Peziza craterella, Peziza macropus, Peziza stipitata.

Common name: felt saddle.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Helvella macropus is a species of fungus in the Helvellaceae family, Pezizales order. Ascocarps can be found in summer and autumn in woodland, usually (though not exclusively) associated with broad-leaved trees. The slender stem, up to 5 centimeters high, supports a cup shaped cap, the whole fruiting body being pale grey or brown, the inner (hymenial) surface of the cup usually being darker.

Arabic: هلفيلة كبيرة الساق, Estonian: Pikkjalg-helvell, Hungarian: Nyeles papsapkagomba, Polish: Piestrzyca popielata, Swedish: Luden skålmurkla.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Felt saddle mushrooms (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) with mold fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-21.htm">October 21, 2018</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushrooms (Helvella macropus) with mold fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 21, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Felt saddle mushrooms (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) covered by mold fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-21.htm">October 21, 2018</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushrooms (Helvella macropus) covered by mold fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 21, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Felt saddle mushrooms (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) on white background on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-21.htm">October 21, 2018</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushrooms (Helvella macropus) on white background on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 21, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Felt saddle mushrooms (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) near a trail on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-21.htm">October 21, 2018</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushrooms (Helvella macropus) near a trail on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 21, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Felt saddle mushroom (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) collected by people at mushroom walk of Gulf States Mycological Society. Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary, Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-03.htm">November 3, 2018</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushroom (Helvella macropus) collected by people at mushroom walk of Gulf States Mycological Society. Little Thicket Nature Sanctuary, Cleveland, Texas, November 3, 2018
Location on mapsSam Houston National Forest, 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, TX 77358, USA
Felt saddle mushroom (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) under pines on Lone Star Hiking Trail south from Stubblefield Campground in Sam Houston National Forest. Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-02-23.htm">February 23, 2019</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushroom (Helvella macropus) under pines on Lone Star Hiking Trail south from Stubblefield Campground in Sam Houston National Forest. Huntsville, Texas, February 23, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Ascomycete felt saddle mushroom (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) with mold-like fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-06.htm">April 6, 2020</A>
LinkAscomycete felt saddle mushroom (Helvella macropus) with mold-like fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, April 6, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Dissected cup mushroom <B>Helvella macropus</B> with mold-like fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-06.htm">April 6, 2020</A>
LinkDissected cup mushroom Helvella macropus with mold-like fungus Hypomyces cervinus on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, April 6, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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