Observation 65386: Morchella Dill. ex Pers.

When: 2011-04-08

Collection location: Millersylvania State Park, Thurston Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

New fruiting near the same patch Lara and I collected from a few weeks ago. Beneath vine maple saplings.

Extremely early fruiting for Western Washington state.

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-8% (4)
Recognized by sight
57% (6)
Recognized by sight
43% (2)
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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Other trees?
By: BlueCanoe
2011-04-11 12:39:23 CDT (-0400)

Were there other tree species in the general area (within ~50’)? I haven’t ever heard of Morchella associating with Acer before.

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