Helvella cupuliformis

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Helvella cupuliformis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Helvellaceae
Genus: Helvella
Species: H. cupuliformis
Binomial name
Helvella cupuliformis
Dissing & Nannf.

Cyathipodia cupuliformis (Dissing & Nannf.) J. Breitenb. & F. Kränzl.

Helvella cupuliformis is a species of fungi in the Helvellaceae family, Pezizales order, described in 1966.[1]


A variant has been described from China, H. cupuliformis var. crassa that has larger fruit bodies (1.5 to 5.5 cm (0.6 to 2.2 in)) and wider spores (18–21 by 12.5–15 μm).[2]


This species has been found in China,[2] and Jalisco (Mexico).[3]


  1. ^ Dissing H, Nannfeldt JA. (1966). "Helvella cupuliformis sp. nov., H. villosa (Hedw. ex O. Kuntze) comb. nov., H. macropus (Pers. ex Fr.) Karst. and their allies". Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift. 60: 325–337. 
  2. ^ a b Zhuang WY. (2004). "Preliminary survey of the Helvellaceae from Xinjiang, China". Mycotaxon. 90 (1): 35–42. 
  3. ^ Sanchez-Jacome MD, Guzman-Davalos L. (2005). "New records of ascomycetes from Jalisco, Mexico". Mycotaxon. 92: 177–91. 

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