Observation 203488: Morchella sect. Distantes Boud.
When: 2015-04-26
( 762m)
No herbarium specimen

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Used references: Mycologia 2014
28% (1)
Used references: Mycologia 2014
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Recognized by sight: Black morel that fruits in non burned areas. Abies is common host for this species.

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Don’t remember base
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2015-05-08 19:09:15 CEST (+0200)

I can’t remember the base of this mushroom.
will try to get more complete photo next time.
- Joe

what did its base look like?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-05-07 06:13:55 CEST (+0200)

buttressed or with a uniform, sl. expanded base?

Nice find Joe!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2015-04-30 18:30:22 CEST (+0200)
Not in burn
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2015-04-30 16:30:39 CEST (+0200)

This was not in a burn.
Second-or — more probably — third growth mixed conifer: Abies grandis (Grand Fir); Pinus ponderosa (Ponderosa Pine); Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir). Plus a few Acer (Maple) in open spots (next to roads, in gaps among larger trees).

By: BlueCanoe
2015-04-30 15:19:17 CEST (+0200)

Was this in a recently burned forest? This looks more like a “natural black” morel to me (M. snyderi or M. brunnea).

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