Observation 65898: Morchella importuna M.Kuo, O’Donnell & T.J.Volk
When: 2011-04-21
Who: BlueCanoe
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Three morels in approximately 1-year-old wood chip mulch in a sunny site. No trees in immediate vicinity, but Pseudotsuga menziesii, Arbutus menziesii, Acer macrophyllum, and Thuja plicata within 100 feet. The first two morels look like classic “black” morels to me, but the third matches Kuo’s description of “Taxon J”: laddered, vertically arranged pits with sunken horizontal cross-ribs. Updated observation with photos of the same morels, taken 8 days later, and they all have developed the “Taxon J” look.

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I guess
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2011-04-22 14:45:45 CDT (-0500)

but you can google …

vaporaria/hortensis
By: BlueCanoe
2011-04-22 11:51:11 CDT (-0500)

I’m not familiar with those names. Are they species described from Europe?

Classic
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2011-04-21 17:45:14 CDT (-0500)

case of Morchella vaporaria/hortensis if I am asked…
Habitat and time also are fitting perfect for them.

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