false morel
noun Date: 1942 any of a genus (Gyromitra) of fungi that are often poisonous and have a cap with convolutions resembling a brain

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  • false morel — noun Any of several Ascomycota mushrooms in the genus Gyromitra which bear a resemblance to the highly regarded true morels of the genus Morchella …   Wiktionary

  • false morel — noun a fungus of the family Helvellaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • Hyponyms: ↑helvella, ↑discina • Member Holonyms: ↑Helvellaceae, ↑family Helvellaceae * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • California false morel — noun a gyromitra with a brown puffed up fertile part and a thick fluted stalk; found under conifers in California • Syn: ↑Gyromitra californica • Hypernyms: ↑gyromitra • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Gyromitra …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddled-shaped false morel — noun a poisonous fungus; saddle shaped and dull yellow to brown fertile part is relatively even • Syn: ↑Gyromitra infula • Hypernyms: ↑gyromitra • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Gyromitra …   Useful english dictionary

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  • morel — morel1 /meuh rel /, n. any edible mushroom of the genus Morchella, esp. M. esculenta. [1665 75; < F, MF morille, perh. < VL *mauricula, deriv. of ML maurus brown, dark colored; see MOREL2, CULE1] morel2 /meuh rel /, n. any of several nightshades …   Universalium

  • Morel — /maw rel /; Fr. /maw rddel /, n. Jean /zhahonn/, 1903 75, French orchestra conductor. * * * Any of various species of edible mushrooms in the genera Morchella and Verpa. Morels have a convoluted or pitted head, or cap, vary in shape, and occur in …   Universalium

  • Salomon Morel — Salomon (Solomon or Shlomo) Morel (November 15 1919 in Grabowo, Poland ndash; February 14 2007 in Tel Aviv) was a Jew born in Poland. He was a Holocaust survivor who, between February and November 1945, was a member of the Urząd Bezpieczeństwa… …   Wikipedia

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