Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Helvellaceae
Species: Helvella atra J. König
Synonyms: Leptopodia atra
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Helvella atraPhotographer: © Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poa (2)
Corylus avellana (1)
Quercus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, coppice with standards (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Leaves (2)
Soil Mossy (2)
Soil sandy (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
August (1)
September (1)
October (5)