Observation 3755: Morchella tomentosa Kuo

When: 2007-07-14

Collection location: Windsor, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Also known as the “Gray Morel, Fuzzy Foot Morel or Black Foot Morel”. It fruits in burn sites the first year following a forest fire. These were cooked for SOMA volunteers at the annual SOMA Appreciation Picnic.


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Recognized by sight
Used references: Kuo, Michael. 2008. Morchella tomentosa, a new species from western North America, and notes on M. rufobrunnea. Mycotaxon 105: 441-446.

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They are just beautiful!
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-11-09 14:51:13 -05 (-0500)

Why don’t we have these in Scandinavia…?

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