Helvella elastica

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Helvella elastica:

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Cap is saddle-shaped, with a shallow notch between the lobes of the saddle. The tan colored undersurface lacks hairs. The stem surface is somewhat undulate, with shallow depressed areas. Spores are 8/asci with a single large oil droplet.