Observation 67225: Verpa bohemica (Krombh.) J. Schröt.

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I did not pick it
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-05-13 15:25:06 CDT (-0500)

I just photographed it at the monthly PSMS meeting.

More like oddly-formed Morchella.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-05-13 15:22:34 CDT (-0500)

Based on the cap and especially the stipe. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a verpa with that kind of stipe.

Was the cap semi-attached to the stipe? Photo doesn’t show. Most Verpas I’ve picked had tubular stipes. This thing has a flared base. Ratio of cap to stipe is unusual, too.

More like oddly-formed Morchella.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-05-13 15:18:41 CDT (-0500)

Based on the cap and especially the stipe. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a verpa with that kind of stipe.

Was the cap semi-attached to the stipe? Photo doesn’t indicate it. Most Verpas I’ve picked had curious circular thingies and a nearly circular, tubular stipe. This thing has that flared base, too. Unusual in my (admittedly limited) experience.

Nothing?
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-05-13 13:48:44 CDT (-0500)

Nothing to suggest V. bohemica? What do you think it is?

Nothing to suggest V. bohemica here.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-05-13 12:58:28 CDT (-0500)

The photo does not support your observation. Is there something you’re not telling us?

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