genus Morchella


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Noun1.genus Morchella - genus of edible fungi: morelgenus Morchella - 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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Morel mushrooms belong to the genus Morchella, of the order Ascomycota, which is the largest division of fungi.