Observation 66844: Morchella importuna M.Kuo, O’Donnell & T.J.Volk
When: 2011-05-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: First time I see morels growing on wood. These two were on the same log.

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Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
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.

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black morel with vertical ridges with multiple crossbars
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-04-09 12:08:41 CDT (-0400)

and on wood (pre-chipping).

Unusual
By: BlueCanoe
2011-05-03 00:20:42 CDT (-0400)

I’ve never seen morels on a solid wood substrate, either. Looks like it could possibly be Taxon J as described by Michael Kuo, which is common on wood chip mulch in the Pacific Northwest.

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