false morel

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Related to false morel: black morel, Gyromitra esculenta
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Noun1.false morel - a fungus of the family Helvellaceaefalse morel - a fungus of the family Helvellaceae
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
family Helvellaceae, Helvellaceae - family of false morels or lorchels; some are edible and some are poisonous
helvella - any fungus of the genus Helvella having the ascocarps stalked or pleated or often in folds
discina - any fungus of the genus Discina
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Morels are completely hollow when cut from top to bottom, never wavy or wrinkled on the outside or inside of the stem like the false morel (Gyrvmitra).
My book advised the mushroom hunter against eating the false morel, and further warned that false morels often grow among the true morels.
Nevertheless, he warns to be on the alert for the Gymomitra esculenta or false morel.