Gyromitra ambigua (P. Karst.) Harmaja
@johnplischke @libbing_life please see the update I have made â" this northern species with a more purple stipe and paler cap appears to be the north American cognate of G. ambigua
Verbatim Date: 2014-08-27
United States, Alaska, Crescent Creek Campground, Cooper Landing, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA
60.5022 -149.67 +-897m.
Pair in first image are in-situ on fallen log that was suspended about a meter off the ground (and fairly intact).
The stipes of all collections of this species in AK that I saw were more intensely purplish than most central CA collections I see.
Rights Holder: © held by the observer (listed as 'Collector') at iNaturalist.org, with some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Record Id: beed0f8c-4ebe-481c-ade0-d260d4d624ca