Morchella elata
Fr. 1822
I have recently been sent two photos of this species from different parts of the country. Both were found in beech forest. It now makes me wonder if these are rare native species.
Common name: Black Morel
Found: Nothofagus forest
Substrate: Ground
Spore: ?
Height: 50 mm
Width: ?
Season: Spring
Edible: Yes!
Macro images:
Morchella elata
Scale bar
Scale= 5.5 mm.
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