Observation 19844: Ptychoverpa bohemica (Krombholz) Boudier

When: 2007-05-15

Collection location: Peace River Area, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

Found under poplar


Copyright © 2009 J.H.
Copyright © 2009 J.H.
Copyright © 2009 J.H.
Copyright © 2009 J.H.

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Index fungorum lists verpa as the correct genus here:
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-05-26 16:32:58 PDT (-0700)


preferred name is green; old names are in blue.

apparently using Ptychoverpa is a European custom, but seeing as we’re in
N. America, unless somebody can convince me otherwise, I’d use Verpa.

By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-05-26 15:23:35 PDT (-0700)

well I depreciated Verpa bohemica and …does that mean it is not right I mean it is Verpa bohemica? some Authers call it Ptychoverpa bohemica and say that it is the right name….so….

index fungorum just calls ’em verpa bohemica.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-05-26 15:13:56 PDT (-0700)
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-05-26 14:48:36 PDT (-0700)

my be Ptychoverpa is not the right name ???

Do they come back?
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-04-01 12:45:03 PDT (-0700)

I don’t know, I haven’t found too many of them. I did find
a lot of Morchella semilibra last year. They are said not to
come back every year, but it must have been one of the good years.

I dried them first
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-03-31 15:12:07 PDT (-0700)

after driying tham I parboiled them befor I used them in cooking…I did not eat too many at a time,
I hope to find some this year …Do they come back in the same place year after year?

Edible with caution
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-03-31 11:33:45 PDT (-0700)

I’ve read mostly these are edible with caution. One of the side
effects noticed where a lot were eaten was slight loss of muscular
coordination (Nancy Smith Weber in "Morel Hunter’s Companion).
You should be OK if you don’t eat a lot. BTW, those are HUGE.

They tasted good
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-03-30 16:09:01 PDT (-0700)

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