Elastic Saddle Helvella elastica Bull. syn. Leptopodia elastica (Bull.) Boud. (illustrated 50% life size) Cap 1–3cm high, saddle-shaped, irregularly lobed; grey-brown to yellowish-brown; underside whitish, drying ochraceous, smooth. Stem 40–70×3–7mm, often compressed; whitish. Spores 19–22×11–13¼. Asci 330×20¼. Habitat on open ground in woodland; summer to autumn. Occasional. Edible but poor.