Observation 44668: Morchella ulmaria Clowez
When: 2010-04-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Head= 4cm tall x 2cm wide, in sandy loam under quaking aspen.
This is the first morel I’ve found this season. All we need is a little rain for them to really pop up.

Proposed Names

13% (5)
Eye3
Used references: A Morel Hunter’s Companion, N.S. Weber
-2% (2)
Recognized by sight: I know that this species is inaccurately described by Peck. But it does seem to fit almost, with the light ridges
3% (2)
Used references: Kuo M., Dewsbury D.R., O’donnell K., Rehner S.A., Moore J.D., Moncalvo J., Canfield S.A., Carter M., Stephenson S.L., Methven A., & Volk T.J. “Taxonomic revision of true morels (Morchella) in Canada and the United States.” Mycologia 104.2 (2012): PDF.
3% (2)
Used references: Kuo M., Dewsbury D.R., O’donnell K., Rehner S.A., Moore J.D., Moncalvo J., Canfield S.A., Carter M., Stephenson S.L., Methven A., & Volk T.J. “Taxonomic revision of true morels (Morchella) in Canada and the United States.” Mycologia 104.2 (2012): PDF.
-2% (2)
Recognized by sight: IF this morel corresponds to what Kuo was calling esculentoides, californica is the validly published name.
28% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: IF this morel corresponds to Kuo’s description of M. cryptica, this is the validly published name for this species.

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