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Collection Date: August 07, 2004

County or City: Jefferson
State or Province: OR
Country: USA

Collector's Notes: ECOLOGY: Burn site at ~ 4,000 ft.; burned lightly in summer 2003; fir zone. MORPHOLOGY: Specimen several days old; sent fresh by overnight mail. Fairly well preserved but with some small signs of mold. Pileus 4 cm x 2 cm; conical, coming to a sharp point; rim < 1 mm wide (nearly adnate); about 27 vertical ridges transecting the diameter at the widest point; pits and ridges vertically arranged in channels extending from top to bottom; cross-ridges mostly sunken. Ridges sharp; minutely velvety or +/- smooth; blackish brown. Pits smooth or minutely velvety; tan; up to 4 mm deep. Stipe 3 cm long and 1.5 cm wide at widest point; flaring to apex and tapered to base; not wrinkled, pleated, or ribbed; finely velvety-hairy; tan; hollow and without layers of flesh. Interior surface watery tan with white pubescence and pimples from pileus to bottom of stem. Odor musty. No spore print released on scanner glass; none from collector. Ammonia negative on interior surface; negative on hymenium; negative on stipe surface. KOH negative on all surfaces. Iron salts negative on all surfaces. Asci 8-spored; +/- 170-215 x 20-24 m. Spores elliptical; 21-24.5 x 14-15 m.

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

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