False Morel Family
Fungal Jungal's Mushroom Identification Photo Guide

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Here's some more information on False Morels


Gyromitra californica

Gyromitra melaleuca, a unique spring cup fungus related to false morels.

Ptychoverpa bohemica

Ptychoverpa bohemica 2

Helvella crispa cross-section of stem.

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