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Fungi: Ascomycota: Pezizomycetes: Pezizales: Helvellaceae: Helvella macropus (Pers.) P. Karst., 1871

Helvella macropus – Felt saddle

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

Common name: felt saddle.

Russian names: Lopastnik dlinnonozhkovyy, Gelvella dlinnonozhkovaya, Makropodiya dlinnonozhkovaya.

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.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Felt saddle mushrooms (<B>Helvella macropus</B>) with saddle's child mold fungus (Hypomyces cervinus) near Kuzmolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-09-03.htm">September 3, 2017</A>
LinkFelt saddle mushrooms (Helvella macropus) with saddle's child mold fungus (Hypomyces cervinus) near Kuzmolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2017
Location on mapsЛенинградская область, Всеволожский район, Всеволожское городское поселение

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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