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MDCP Record for 04270304

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Collection Date: April 27, 2003

County or City: Washington
State or Province: PA
Country: USA

Collector's Notes: Yellow Morel Group. This area is loaded with dead elms. A single dying elm can produce 160 giant yellows. We took over 162 people morel hunting here this year on a foray. The morels were not nearly as plentiful as they usually are, last year at the same date, there were thousands of morels found but they are slow coming up so far, see soil temperature.Trees: Elm. Plants: Mayapples 1 foot, black cohosh. Air Temperature: 60 degrees. Soil Temperature: 38 degrees.

Note: This collection has been identified as Morchella esculentoides, and is cited in Kuo et al., 2012.

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