Urnula craterium Devil's Urn
The genus name, species name, and common name of this fungus reflect the urn-like shape of the fruitbody (= apothecium). This is one of the many sac fungi that fruit in spring and you can expect to find it about the same time as morels and often in the same places. The black, urn-shaped cup with the rolled back edge is distinctive.
SAC INDEX HOME NEXT