Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales Family: Morchellaceae
Species: Morchella esculenta (L.) Pers.
Synonyms: Morchella esculenta a rotunda
Morchella esculenta var. rotunda
Morchella esculenta a rotunda
Morchella rotunda
Phallus esculentus
Common Name: Morel


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Morchella esculentaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Ash (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Larch (Larix) (2)
Quercus (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
April (4)
May (3)
September (1)