Morchella

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Morel
Morchella conica 1 beentree.jpg
Morchella conica, a black morel, in Poland
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Morchella

Dill. ex Pers. (1794)
Type species
Morchella esculenta
(L.) Pers. (1801)

Morchella, the true morels, is a genus of edible mushrooms closely related to the cup fungi. These appear honeycomb-like in that the upper portion is composed of a network of ridges with pits between them.

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