Public Description of Morchella angusticeps Peck

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Name: Morchella angusticeps Peck
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Morchellaceae

General Description:


Eastern North America.1


With Populus spp., Liriodendron tulipifera1

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1 Franck Richard, Jean-Michel Bellanger, Philippe Clowez, Karen Hansen, Kerry O’Donnell, Alexander Urban, Mathieu Sauve, Régis Courtecuisse, and Pierre-Arthur Moreau, “True morels (Morchella, Pezizales) of Europe and North America: evolutionary relationships inferred from multilocus data and a unified taxonomy”, Mycologia 2015; 107:359-382 doi:10.3852/14-166

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Description author: Johannes Harnisch (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Joseph D. Cohen