horn of plenty

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The common name for the edible fruit bodies of the fungus Craterellus cornucopioides. The cap is funnel-shaped with a wavy edge; the inside of the funnel is black to brownish-black, while the outer surface is dark grey. The spore print is white. It is found in groups on the ground under deciduous trees (especially beech) in late summer and autumn.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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