Verpa


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Noun1.Verpa - a morel whose fertile portion resembles a bell and is attached to the stipe only at the topVerpa - a morel whose fertile portion resembles a bell and is attached to the stipe only at the top
family Morchellaceae, Morchellaceae - a family of edible fungi including the true morels
morel - any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap
early morel, Verpa bohemica - resembles a thimble on a finger; the surface of the fertile portion is folded into wrinkles that extend from the top down; fruiting begins in spring before the leaves are out on the trees
conic Verpa, Verpa conica - a morel with a fertile portion that has a relatively smooth surface; the stalk is fragile
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Nueva cita para la micobiota de la Comunidad Valenciana: Verpa bohemica.
Following the acquisition of Nordenia by the Mondi Group, Franke moved to the Verpa Group, where he was responsible for setting up its U.S.
Phylogenetic resolution of Morchella, Verpa, and Disciotis [Pezizales: Morchellaceae] based on restriction enzyme analysis of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene.