Morchella deliciosa

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Morchella deliciosa
Seta Morchella deliciosa 2009-4-26 SierraMadrona.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Morchellaceae
Genus: Morchella
Species: M. deliciosa
Binomial name
Morchella deliciosa
Fr. (1822)
  • Morilla deliciosa (Fr.) Quél. (1892)
  • Morchella deliciosa var. incarnata Quél. (1892)
  • Morchella deliciosa var. elegans Boud. (1897)
  • Morchella deliciosa var. purpurascens Boud. (1897)
  • Morchella conica var. deliciosa (Fr.) Cetto (1988)

Morchella deliciosa is a species of edible fungus in the family Morchellaceae. It was first described scientifically by Elias Magnus Fries in 1822.[2] It is a European species, although the name has erroneously been applied to morphologically similar North American morels.[3]


  1. ^ "GSD Species Synonymy: Morchella deliciosa". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-04-28. 
  2. ^ Fries EM. (1822). Systema Mycologicum (in Latin). 2. Lundin, Sweden. p. 8. 
  3. ^ Kuo M. (November 2012). "The Morchellaceae: True Morels and Verpas". Retrieved 2014-04-28. 

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