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    • Gyromitra infula
  • English
    • Saddle-shaped False Morel
  • Spanish
    • Oreja de ratón

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January 15, 2017 02:21 PM PST

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January 15, 2017 03:52 PM PST

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October 25, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

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leptonia

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January 3, 2017 01:40 PM PST

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alan_rockefeller

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December 21, 2016 03:01 PM PST

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damontighe

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December 18, 2016 09:32 AM PST

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damontighe

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December 17, 2016 03:29 PM PST

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Saddle-shaped False Morel Gyromitra infula

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alan_rockefeller

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August 29, 2015

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Photo on display at the Tlahuica edible mushroom fair – Apparently they eat this here.

Thahuica: Nchoo ximbaly

Spanish: Cuerito

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Saddle-shaped False Morel Gyromitra infula

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alan_rockefeller

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October 21, 2013

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Growing directly from old Abies religiosa branches.

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Saddle-shaped False Morel Gyromitra infula

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alan_rockefeller

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August 24, 2013

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On well rotted wood.

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Saddle-shaped False Morel Gyromitra infula

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alan_rockefeller

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April 20, 2012

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On wood.

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Saddle-shaped False Morel Gyromitra infula

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alan_rockefeller

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January 18, 2011

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Growing from well decayed douglas fir about 18 inches above the ground.

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Description from Wikipedia

Gyromitra infula, commonly known as the hooded false morel or the elfin saddle, is a member of the ascomycete mushrooms in the family Helvellaceae. The dark reddish-brown caps of the fruit bodies develop a characteristic saddle-shape in maturity, and the ends of both saddle lobes are drawn out to sharp tips that project above the level of the fruiting body. The stem is white or flushed pale brown, smooth on the outside, but hollow with some...

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