Observation 19844: Verpa bohemica (Krombh.) J. Schröt.

When: 2007-05-15

Collection location: Peace River Area, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)

No specimen available

Found under poplar


Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch
Copyright © 2009 Johannes Harnisch

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By: Image Sharer (image sharer)
2018-11-06 20:19:51 CST (+0800)

The name does not appear updated on MO despite having majority vote.

Index fungorum lists verpa as the correct genus here:
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-05-27 07:32:58 CST (+0800)


preferred name is green; old names are in blue.

apparently using Ptychoverpa is a European custom, but seeing as we’re in
N. America, unless somebody can convince me otherwise, I’d use Verpa.

By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-05-27 06:23:35 CST (+0800)

well I depreciated Verpa bohemica and …does that mean it is not right I mean it is Verpa bohemica? some Authers call it Ptychoverpa bohemica and say that it is the right name….so….

index fungorum just calls ’em verpa bohemica.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-05-27 06:13:56 CST (+0800)
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-05-27 05:48:36 CST (+0800)

my be Ptychoverpa is not the right name ???

Do they come back?
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-04-02 03:45:03 CST (+0800)

I don’t know, I haven’t found too many of them. I did find
a lot of Morchella semilibra last year. They are said not to
come back every year, but it must have been one of the good years.

I dried them first
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-04-01 06:12:07 CST (+0800)

after driying tham I parboiled them befor I used them in cooking…I did not eat too many at a time,
I hope to find some this year …Do they come back in the same place year after year?

Edible with caution
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-04-01 02:33:45 CST (+0800)

I’ve read mostly these are edible with caution. One of the side
effects noticed where a lot were eaten was slight loss of muscular
coordination (Nancy Smith Weber in "Morel Hunter’s Companion).
You should be OK if you don’t eat a lot. BTW, those are HUGE.

They tasted good
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-03-31 07:09:01 CST (+0800)

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