early morel

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Noun1.early morel - 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
bell morel, Verpa - a morel whose fertile portion resembles a bell and is attached to the stipe only at the top
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A few others include the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus), the hedgehog Hydnum repandum), the early morel (Verpa bohemica), the false morel (Gyromitra esculanta), the black trumpet (Canthereluus fallax), and chicken of the woods (Laetiporus sulphurues).

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