Morel and Morel-like Fungi

Gyromitra tasmanica - Southern False Morel
Gyromitra tasmanica - Southern False Morel

Growing on soil, singularly or in groups and occurring in late winter and Spring. The 'cap' of the fungus is smooth, brown, convoluted and without the pits of the 'real' Morel. This fungus is poisonous. Spore Print white.

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Gyromitra tasmanica - Southern False Morel
Gyromitra tasmanica - Southern False Morel

Growing on soil, singularly or in groups and occurring in late winter and Spring. The 'cap' of the fungus is smooth, brown, convoluted and without the pits of the 'real' Morel. This fungus is poisonous. Spore Print white.

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Morchella sp. Morel
Morchella sp. Morel

The Morel Mushroom may grow to 120mm or more in height, This species has honeycomb-like longitudinal pits in the cap. The stipe is white/creamy and hollow. May be found growing in a variety of areas - eg: woodchips, grassy, open forest, in backyards. Fruits in spring, spores are cream-coloured.

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Morchella sp. Morel
Morchella sp. Morel

The Morel Mushroom may grow to 120mm or more in height, This species has honeycomb-like longitudinal pits in the cap. The stipe is white/creamy and hollow. May be found growing in a variety of areas - eg: woodchips, grassy, open forest, in backyards. Fruits in spring, spores are cream-coloured.

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