white morel

Morchella americana

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Morchella americana is a species of fungus in the Morchellaceae family native to North America. Described as new to science in 2012, it is common east of the Rocky Mountains in a range stretching from Ontario south to Texas, Arkansas and South Carolina. In western North America, the species typically is found under hardwood trees in river bottoms, or with apple trees or ornamental ashes in urban settings. The specific epithet americana refers to its occurrence...

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  1. (c) Alan Rockefeller, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1815704
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://hub.toolforge.org/P3151:462132?lang=

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