Long-stalked Gray Cup Helvella macropus (Persoon) P. Karsten  

Status:

On ground in hardwood and conifer forests (often in moss).

Description:

Cap: Cup-shaped to almost flat, margin inrolled initially; gray to gray-brown; upper (infertile) surface smooth, lower (fertile) surface often lighter and may be densely downy. Stalk: Gray finely hairy, tapers up. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Long-stalked Gray Cup in Howard Co., Maryland (9/19/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Long-stalked Gray Cup in Howard Co., Maryland (7/9/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Long-stalked Gray Cup in Howard Co., Maryland (7/9/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Long-stalked Gray Cup in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/2/2018). Identified by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Long-stalked Gray Cup in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/2/2018). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Long-stalked Gray Cup specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/7/2018). Fusiform, hyaline, one central oil drop, smaller oil drops at each end. Measured 20.3-23.2 x 10.9-12.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Collected from a Long-stalked Gray Cup specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/9/2018). Ascus: 189 x 15.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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