Observation 204063: Morchella brunnea M.Kuo

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-35% (2)
Recognized by sight: both sp. identical in hand, both non-burn western morels. send this one to the DNA lab!
IF brunnea, could be a first record for CA.
Used references: Kuo, species descriptions on Mushroomexpert.com

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Thanks Alan!
By: christopher hodge (christopher hodge)
2016-05-17 12:45:39 PDT (-0700)
can’t tell by lookin’!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-05-17 08:14:42 PDT (-0700)

and rather impractical to run DNA for every morel in dispute.

we found lots of brunnea (or could they be Mel-8??!) as well as snyderi this past weekend up at the OMS foray, and even an apparently unnamed blonde. Wanna run that one, Alan? Could be an unnamed species!

I have it here with me.

ITS sequence
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2016-05-17 07:52:12 PDT (-0700)


“mel-8” is currently undescribed formally …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-05-12 11:23:46 PDT (-0700)

but apparently morpho identical to brunnea.

Created: 2015-05-08 21:34:18 PDT (-0700)
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