Helvella queletii

    Description

    The fruit bodies consist of light to dark greyish brown, cup shaped inner fertile surface, and a paler exterior covered with fibrils. Their margins are distinctly inrolled, especially when young or dry. The fruit bodies are supported by whitish cream, longitudinally furrowed, hollow stalks. (Up to 60 mm high.)

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    They are found growing in soil under deciduous trees or herbaceous plants at the edges of woodland and on the banks of streams.

    When to see it

    Fruiting during spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Not known

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map