Observation 44306: Morchella punctipes Peck

These little white morels show up every year about this time. It might be a Verpa. It is very small and cap is not attached. Found growing under Hickory on a unused logging road. found in an area of a fallen beech and large accumulation of leaf litter. Found two growing very close together.

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Recognized by sight: Found growing under Oak hickory
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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight
Used references: Revision of Morchella taxonomy
Taxonomic revision of true morels (Morchella) in Canada and the United States,
Michael Kuo, et. al
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Not Verpa
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2010-04-14 12:55:39 PDT (-0700)

Ridges are sharp-edged. Verpas have wrinkles or folds.

Created: 2010-04-13 18:46:09 PDT (-0700)
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