Observation 66844: Morchella Dill. ex Pers.
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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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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By: BlueCanoe
2011-05-02 21:20:42 PDT (-0700)

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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