along trail in redwood duff.

several found in park during GGNRA Bioblitz.



Proposed Names

77% (2)
Recognized by sight: tall morel with ladder-like pits.
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: preferred name and synonym for importuna.

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new DNA evidence …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-01-13 19:42:05 EST (-0500)

places this back into importuna.

True morels (Morchella, Pezizales) of Europe and North America: evolutionary relationships inferred from multilocus data and a unified taxonomy
Franck Richard, Jean-Michel Bellanger, Philippe Clowez, Regis Courtecuisse, Karen Hansen, Kerry O’Donnell, Mathieu Sauve, Alexander Urban, and Pierre-Arthur Moreau
Mycologia 2014 14-166; Preliminary version published online: December 30, 2014, doi:10.3852/14-166

thanks Christian…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-03-30 11:06:47 EDT (-0400)

hard to remember which name won that battle of the nomenclature, after a very long day in the woods!

and here I was so proud of myself to even be able to data retrieve importuna … from my not always so accessible brain database. the perils of getting older and NOT having an eidetic memory. ;)

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-03-29 13:59:08 EDT (-0400)

Didn’t you suggest a different name for this species? Not that I necessarily agree) but see your proposal on observation 93627

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-03-29 01:06:31 EDT (-0400)

Good find, and especially fun during a BioBlitz