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Noun1.Morchella - genus of edible fungi: morelMorchella - genus of edible fungi: morel  
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
morel - any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap
common morel, Morchella esculenta, sponge morel, sponge mushroom - an edible and choice morel with a globular to elongate head with an irregular pattern of pits and ridges
family Helvellaceae, Helvellaceae - family of false morels or lorchels; some are edible and some are poisonous
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A first experiment consisted in assessing the mycelial growth for five Morchella strains (CP509, CP507, CP508, CP499, and CP506) employing four types of grain (maize, oats, wheat, and rye) to determine the most appropriate one for sclerotia production.
Como utilizar algunos caracteres microscopicos en combinacion con los macroscopicos, para diferenciar las especies en el genero Morchella. Lactarius 13:1-8.
Being in the vicinity of human habitation, during breeding season (March-May) local people visit these areas for the collection of Mushroom (Morchella esculenta) and in the month of August and September fodder collection disturbs the habitat and that might be the reasons for observing low number of individuals in this sub-locality.
Lange) Imbach were purchased from Bitlis - Turkey, wild samples of Morchella esculenta (L.) Pers.from Antalya, P.
A dish composed of rice and morchella fungi was part of the meal.
Morel mushrooms belong to the genus Morchella, of the order Ascomycota, which is the largest division of fungi.