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 13:09:15 EDT (-0400)

Debbie:
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 00:13:55 EDT (-0400)

buttressed or with a uniform, sl. expanded base?

Nice find Joe!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2015-04-30 12:30:22 EDT (-0400)
Not in burn
By: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
2015-04-30 10:30:39 EDT (-0400)

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).

Habitat?
By: BlueCanoe
2015-04-30 09:19:17 EDT (-0400)

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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