false morel


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Related to false morel: black morel, Gyromitra esculenta
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a fungus of the family Helvellaceae

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ROB'S CAUTIONS AND PRECAUTIONS THE false morel or Gymomitra esculenta may be deadly when eaten raw and very harmful to some even when cooked.
And is Morel a true or false Morel, since mushrooms, like narrators, may not be what they appear to be?
There is better evidence that several chemicals in a MAID mushroom, the false morel, are carcinogenic.
A few others include the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus), the hedgehog Hydnum repandum), the early morel (Verpa bohemica), the false morel (Gyromitra esculanta), the black trumpet (Canthereluus fallax), and chicken of the woods (Laetiporus sulphurues).
False morels have smooth or merely wrinkled heads, and are not pitted.