Gabled False Morel Gyromitra brunnea Underwood  Synonyms: Elephant Ear.

Status:

Cap: Fertile (upper surface) mostly reddish-brown; lower (sterile surface) pale brown to whitish; deep irregular, wrinkled folds may be saddle-like. Stalk: White; may look ribbed; usually wider than high; equal or wider at base.

Relationships:

Found as singles or in small groups on ground under hardwoods. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 10 records in the project database.

Search Google Images

GAALWAFRCLMOHO BABCHACEPGAACVCHSMKEQACNTADOWISOWO
A Gabled False Morel in Howard Co., Maryland (4/8/2019). Determined by Bob & Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel (side view of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (3/26/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel (split fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (3/26/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Gabled False Morel (top view of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/25/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Gabled False Morel in Howard Co., Maryland (4/7/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography



Eating mushrooms can be dangerous. One should do so only with expert advice and great care. MBP accepts no liability for injury sustained in consuming fungi or other biodiversity.