Morchella elata

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Morchella elata

April 2001 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Common Name

Black Morel

Flesh

White, thin

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Spring

Distribution

Rare

Habitat

In coniferous woods, and on wood chips from conifers, especially when used as a mulch on gardens

Edibility

Poisonous when raw, edible and excellent when cooked