Definition of Morchella esculenta

1. Noun. An edible and choice morel with a globular to elongate head with an irregular pattern of pits and ridges.

Exact synonyms: Common Morel, Sponge Morel, Sponge Mushroom
Group relationships: Genus Morchella, Morchella
Generic synonyms: Morel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morchella Esculenta

Moraxella bovis
Moraxella catarrhalis
Moraxella conjunctivitis
Moraxella kingae
Moraxella lacunata
Moraxella nonliquefaciens
Moraxella osloensis
Moraxella phenylpyruvica
Moray
Moray Firth
Morbihan
Morchella
Morchella angusticeps
Morchella conica
Morchella esculenta (current term)
Morchella semilibera
Morchellaceae
Mordad
Mordecai Richler
Mordovia
Mordovian
Mordovians
Mordred
Mordva
Mordvin
Mordvinia
Mordvinian
Mordvinians
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Literary usage of Morchella esculenta

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1. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger (1889)
"In order to investigate the structure of the hymenium of a highly-developed form of the Ascomycetes, we will take the Morell, Morchella esculenta. ..."

2. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...by Robert Kaye Greville by Robert Kaye Greville (1824)
"Pileus stipitate, lacunose, confluent with the stem, the surface wholly occupied by the hymenium. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. MORCHELLA esculenta; pileus ..."

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