Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Helvellaceae
Species: Helvella elastica Bull.
Synonyms: Helvella albida
Helvella fuliginosa
Helvella klotzschiana
Helvella pulla
Leptopodia elastica
Leptopodia klotzschiana
Leptopodia pulla
Common Name: Elastic Saddle

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Helvella elastica

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (5)
Quercus (3)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Poa (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Betula (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (13)
Woodland: mixed (9)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (8)
Woodland (8)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Neutral grassland (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (13)
Soil Mossy (5)
Soil Leaves (4)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
September (3)
October (22)