Observation 44306: Morchella punctipes Peck
When: 2010-04-13
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: 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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46% (2)
Recognized by sight: Found growing under Oak hickory
30% (5)
Recognized by sight
63% (3)
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
25% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Not Verpa
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2010-04-14 15:55:39 CDT (-0400)

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

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