Observation 167841: Morchella diminutiva M.Kuo, Dewsbury, Moncalvo & S.L.Stephenson
When: 2014-03-09
Who: Quallshb
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: no M. deliciosus in NA; its NA synonym is Morchella prava, which has a more northern range and a distorted fb.
Used references: “Ascomycetes of North America,” by Beug, Bessette and Bessette.

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Ascomycetes of North America
By: Quallshb
2014-06-27 14:28:12 CDT (-0400)

I read the description and I believe Morchella virginiana seems to fit better. These little egg shaped yellow morels are found under tulip poplars in river bottoms here in Tennessee.

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