from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of edible fungi of the division Hymenomycetes, having a fistular stalk and roundish or conical pitted pileus. It includes M. esculenta, the morel. Other species of the genus are eaten. See morel.

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  • n. genus of edible fungi: morel


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