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False Morel

Verpa bohemica

Description:

Similar to a morel but the cap is attached only at the top of the stipe. The stipe contains a white pith rather than being hollow. Edible when cooked, but does cause stomach upset in some people.

Habitat:

Mixed forest of Cottonwood, Maple, and Hemlock with an undergrowth of salmon berry, and bleeding heart.

Notes:

For some reason I am unable to choose my mushroom mission now even though it shows up under my list of missions.

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1 Comment

Cool spotting! This is exactly what I found last summer at Lightning Lakes.
I had no problem choosing the mission Mushroom Mapping for your spotting. I should come over and check your program for you sometime!:) Thanks for the great day yesterday.

JeanSawatzky
Spotted by
JeanSawatzky

Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Apr 6, 2013
Submitted on Apr 7, 2013

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