Observation 132609: Morchella virginiana O’Donnell & S.A.Rehner

When: 2013-04-23

Collection location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

No specimen available



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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Larger than M. diminutiva, distinctly egg shaped.

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By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-04-28 20:37:11 CDT (-0400)

found under tulip poplar.

I have noticed that some of the…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-04-28 20:35:35 CDT (-0400)

yellow morels found in forests seem to straddle the boundary between “diminutiva” and “esculentoides.” I’m guessing this was found in a tulip poplar forest. Looks like a large specimen of M. diminutiva to me… Morchella oxymoronica? :-) I guess M. virginiana is another possibility.

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