Gabled False Morel Gyromitra brunnea Underwood    Synonyms: Elephant Ear.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Pezizomycetes   >   Order Pezizales   >   Family Discinaceae   >   Genus Gyromitra   

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Cap: Fertile (upper surface) mostly reddish-brown; lower (sterile surface) pale brown to whitish; deep irregular, wrinkled folds may be saddle-like. Stalk: White; may look ribbed; usually wider than high; equal or wider at base.

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Found as singles or in small groups on ground under hardwoods. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 22 records in the project database.

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Gabled False Morel in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/21/2020). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Gabled False Morel in Howard Co., Maryland (4/8/2019). Determined by Bob & Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/21/2020). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel in Howard Co., Maryland (4/25/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel (side view of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (3/26/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel (split fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (3/26/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel (top view of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/25/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Gabled False Morel in Howard Co., Maryland (4/7/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/27/2020). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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