Observation 63299: Morchella Dill. ex Pers.

When: 2010-08-30

Collection location: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India [Click for map]

Who: Milo (Mycophiliac)

No specimen available

Found in Periyar Tiger Reserve

At first thought was a false morel, now I’m not so sure.

If anyone has any information concerning Morchella species in India and their growth habits, please let me know!

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By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-02-09 06:53:05 PST (-0800)

the second link you provided takes me to content which is ‘restricted to subscribers’. Thanks for the preview, I should be able to go on this for now. I’ll also have a few weeks of research time before I even have a chance to go hunting anyways.

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-02-09 06:28:56 PST (-0800)

the link on my first comment would get you to the document vjp mentioned,
here is an additional link, same thing

By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-02-09 02:53:18 PST (-0800)

Although I am in an entirely different state, that document might be useful. As far as I know the Himalayas are much cooler than where I am (the hunting is done in the Western Ghats).

I have
By: vjp
2011-02-08 14:29:52 PST (-0800)

“Molecular Characterization of Morchella Species from the Western Himalayan Region of India”
Harpreet Kaur Kanwal, Karan Acharya, G. Ramesh and M. Sudhakara Reddy

It might help narrow things down.

As far as growth habits
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2011-02-08 13:36:47 PST (-0800)

I would suspect that it would be the same or similar to that of the growth habits of Morchella sp else ware,
as far as ID we don’t even have that figured out here in North America….

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-02-08 08:54:57 PST (-0800)

Not sure how helpful this would be, there are several articles on the right of this page.

edit* On second thought, this link was not really what I thought it was, sorry!

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