5 fruit bodies growing up through the leaf litter at the base of a 12’ high standing rotten tree. It was the nearest thing to a morel I saw all day. It appears to be two discs pressed together and all distorted. I brought one home and will try to scope it.

Identified by John Plischke

Spores of same from missouri mycological:

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8 spores in crush mount, water

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Thanks John
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-26 09:19:15 JST (+0900)

that looks right. Still racing to get to the scope.