Observation 45933: Morchella Dill. ex Pers.
When: 2010-05-26
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: when my morel “beetle” wouldn’t flick off, I looked harder. This is one of the aradid bugs that suck the juices out of morels with their built-in straws. enlarge to see the long stylus embedded in morel flesh, and go here to read all about them: http://www.mykoweb.com/articles/Morel_Bugs.html

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the latin name of our morel sucking beetle is…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-06-26 11:09:57 EDT (-0400)

Aradus funestus.

Thanks to Peter Werner for tracking this down on Bugguide, the Entomological version of our MO!


morel bugs suck!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-05-27 00:19:34 EDT (-0400)

here’s how…

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