Name: Gyromitra korfii
Authority: (Raitv.) Harmaja 1973
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 4/10/2003
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
Latitude: N 38 34.295'
Longitude: W 090 29.166'
County: St. Louis
Site location: 909 Woodside Village Lane
Habitat: bottomland - river
Moisture conditions: very moist
Substrate: soil - rich loamy
Reference document: A Morel Hunter's Companion - 1988
Author:Nancy Smith Weber
ISBN No: 0-941912-10-8
Spore length: 29 microns
Spore width: 9 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: slightly reticulated or lightly wrinkled
Spore shape: elliptical - spindle shaped with apiculi
Spore print color: white
Chemical reaction: n/d
The spore can have apiculi at one or both ends with one large central oil globule and one small oil globule on either or both sides of the large globule. Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Gyromitra korfii.