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MORCHELLACEAE Rchb., 1834 (morels)

Further Information

Lab. techniques In the Morchellaceae, from my experience, ascospores are usually unripe and often completely absent, even in apparently healthy fruitbodies.


Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Species Disciotis venosa (Pers.) Fr., 1893 (Bleach Cup)   10   1 2
Genus Morchella Dill. ex Pers., 1794 (morels) 7 46 24 12 14
Genus Verpa Sw., 1815 (a genus of morels) 2        
Species Verpa conica (O.F. Müll.) Sw., 1815 (Thimble Morel)   5 10 6 1
Species Verpa digitaliformis Pers., 1822 (a morel)         2

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 11 general literature references to MORCHELLACEAE (morels)

MORCHELLACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
(a class of ascomycetes)
(an order of cup fungi and discomycetes)
Macromycetes (via Morchellaceae) Discomycetes (via Pezizales) Fungi sl.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 11 feeding and other relationships of MORCHELLACEAE (morels)

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