Name: Morchella angusticeps
Authority: Peck 1887
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 4/8/2001
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Voucher ID: 35
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
Latitude: 38.533242
Longitude: -90.565513
City: Eureka
County: Saint Louis
State: Missouri
Site location: Tyson Research Center
Habitat: ridge - hard packed white chat road
Moisture conditions: damp
Substrate: leaf - litter
Reference document: Mushrooms Demystified - 1979
Author:David Arora
ISBN No: 0-89815-912-3
Page no:791
Spore length: 24 - 30.5 microns
Spore width: 16 - 17 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: smooth - thin walled
Spore shape: ellipital - egg shaped
Spore print color: very light tan
Chemical reaction: n/d
The specimens were found coming out of a crushed limestone hard packed roadway at the Tyson Research Center. Several other deteriorated black morels were found in the leaf litter immediately along side of the same roadway. For an in depth detailed description of this species please refer to Michael Kuo's website: MushroomExpert.com. (link) http://www.mushroomexpert.com/morchella_angusticeps.html. Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Morchella angusticeps.

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