Species Detail

Gyromitra esculenta Pers. ex. Fr. Fr.
False morel


Scientific Name:  
Gyromitra esculenta Pers. ex. Fr. Fr.
Common Name:  
False morel
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Spring
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Gyromitra esculenta Pers. ex. Fr. Fr.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Dunn, J.P. 1919 Use - Food  False morels are difficult to mistake for true morels. They produce a toxin gyromitrin; which volatizes upon cooking; although caution should be employed in eating this fungus
Botanical Sources  
Gyromitra esculenta Pers. ex. Fr. Fr.
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Related Sources  
Gyromitra esculenta Pers. ex. Fr. Fr.
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