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Gyromitra Esculenta

Gyromitra esculenta

Cap - Bay red, round, lobed, irregular, gyrose-wrinkled, attached to the stem in several places. Hollow, white. and uneven within.

Stem - Whitish, hollow, scurfy. Two or more inches long.

Flesh - Edible only when young and freshly gathered.

Habitat - In sandy soil, during the wet weather of May and June.