Fungi: Ascomycota: Pezizomycetes: Pezizales: Helvellaceae: Helvella crispa (Scop.) Fr.
Synonyms: Costapeda crispa, Helvella atra, Helvella barlae, Helvella nigricans, Helvella nivea, Helvella pithyophila, Merulius undulatus, Otidea sparassis, Phallus costatus, Phallus crispus, Wynnella sparassis.
Common names: elfin saddle, white saddle.
Extract from Wikipedia article: Helvella crispa, also known as the white saddle, elfin saddle or common helvel, 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.
Arabic: هلفيلة مجعدة, Breton: Helvel spulc'het, Catalan: Orella de llebre blanca, Czech: Chřapáč kadeřavý, Dutch: Witte kluifzwam, Estonian: Valge helvell, French: Helvelle crépue, German: Herbst-Lorchel, Hungarian: Fodros papsapkagomba, Japanese: ノボリリュウ, Polish: Piestrzyca kędzierzawa, Romanian: Mitră tomnatică, Russian: Лопастник курчавый, Serbian: Јесењи хрчак, Silesian: Vit hattmurkla, Slovenian: Jesenski loputar, Ukrainian: Гельвела кучерява, Walloon: Oraye di tchet.
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