Observation 45136: Morchella crassipes (Vent.) Pers.

Found growing under Tulip Poplar and wild grape. This was almost afoot high and weight about a half a pound. Large base with gray pits

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Recognized by sight: very large
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Recognized by sight: As I see it, late season esculenta get called crassipes.

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so size has nothing to do with it.
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-05-04 23:04:04 CDT (-0400)

This was pointed out as a big food which is what it is called around here. In Arora, in MD, page 788, this is typical of M crassipes. The very large base. This one measures 13 in tall, Personally biggest one I’ve ever seen in the east. Should I eat it or preserve it ??? Hmmmm

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