Morchella esculenta


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Related to Morchella esculenta: Boletus edulis, Amanita muscaria
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Noun1.Morchella esculenta - an edible and choice morel with a globular to elongate head with an irregular pattern of pits and ridgesMorchella esculenta - an edible and choice morel with a globular to elongate head with an irregular pattern of pits and ridges
genus Morchella, Morchella - genus of edible fungi: morel
morel - any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap
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Badshah H, Aleem QR, Khan J, Ullah F, Fahad S, Ullah F, Muhammad KA, Hussain I, Khan N (2012) Pharmacological screening of Morchella esculenta (L) Pers.
Notes on the development of the morel ascocarp: Morchella esculenta.
Isolation, partial characterization and immunomodulatory activities of polysaccharide from Morchella esculenta.
Out of 78 species, 10 medicinal plants viz: Bistorta ampilexicaulis, Morchella esculenta, Valeriana wallichii, Adiantum venustum, Viola biflora, Bergenia ciliata, Geranium wallichianum, Berberis lycium, Podophyllum emodi, and Paeonia emodi have high economic and pharmaceutical value and are collected in large amount for sale (Table-2).
Morchella esculenta is the most expensive mushroom and is an important source of income to poor people in Waziristan, Chitral, Swat, Hazara Division and Kashmir.