Observation 114562: Morchella Dill. ex Pers.
When: 2012-10-13
( 3400m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Purchased in the central market.

Found much higher up Pico de Orizaba.

Herbarium specimen in the “Orizaba 2012” bag.

I bought a half kilo for 60 pesos ($5 per lb). They were very good!!!

Images

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Imitation of Christain Schwarz’s old MO avatar
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Mexicans love morels!
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Morchella cream sauce
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Morels stuffed with goat cheese, spices, etc.
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Morels stuffed with goat cheese, spices, etc.

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Yes, they are sold as food.
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-10-27 16:51:37 PDT (-0700)

The mushrooms to the right of the Morchella are Hebeloma, observation 114541. She was also selling Gomphus floccosus, Lepista flaccida (she she had a huge bag of those), Ramaria, Hygrophorus chrysodon (only one) and a couple others that I need to ID with a microscope.

Wow! That’s quite an assortment…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-10-27 07:08:38 PDT (-0700)

presumably being sold as food. I see the photos are labeled “Hebeloma and Morchella.” Are some of these mushrooms Hebeloma? A few look like Hebeloma crustuliniforme… light brown adnexed gills, upper stipe with whitish flakes.

Are those large bushy mushrooms in the upper left of the 3rd photo down grifola?

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