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Related to genus Gyromitra: Gyromitra esculenta, Gyromitra fastigiata, Gyromitra gigas, Gyromitra infula
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|Noun||1.||genus Gyromitra - a genus of fungi of the family Helvellaceae with a fertile portion that is tan to brown|
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Helvellaceae, Helvellaceae - family of false morels or lorchels; some are edible and some are poisonous
California false morel, Gyromitra californica - a gyromitra with a brown puffed up fertile part and a thick fluted stalk; found under conifers in California
Gyromitra sphaerospora, round-spored gyromitra - a gyromitra with a brown puffed up fertile part and a rosy pink fluted stalk and smooth round spores; found on hardwood slash east of the Great Plains
beefsteak morel, brain mushroom, Gyromitra esculenta - a poisonous gyromitra; the surface of the fertile body is smooth at first and becomes progressively undulating and wrinkled (but never truly pitted); color varies from dull yellow to brown
Gyromitra infula, saddled-shaped false morel - a poisonous fungus; saddle-shaped and dull yellow to brown fertile part is relatively even
Gyromitra brunnea, Gyromitra fastigiata - a lorchel with deep brownish red fertile part and white stalk
Gyromitra gigas - a gyromitra with a large irregular stalk and fertile part that is yellow to brown and wrinkled; has early fruiting time
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