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Morchella Esculenta

Common Names: Yellow Morel, Common Morel, Morel, Sponge Morel

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Morchella esculenta, commonly known as the Yellow Morel, is a highly prized edible mushroom. It is characterized by its unique honeycombed cap.

Flavors

Nutty

Distinctive nutty flavor

Textures

Chewy

A unique chewy texture when cooked

Fragrances

Earthy

A rich, earthy aroma

Physical Characteristics

Caps:

Oval to conical, honeycombed with ridges and pits, yellow to tan

Gills:

N/A

Look Alike Species

look alike species

Specie:

Verpa bohemica

Edibility:

Edible but should be cooked thoroughly

Differences:Verpa bohemica has a cap that is loosely attached to the stem, unlike the Morchella esculenta where the cap is fully attached to the stem.

Nutrition Facts (Raw)

Serving Size g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.6 g1%
Saturated Fat 0 g0%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 21 mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 5.1 g2%
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g10%
Total Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 3.1 g6%
Vit A 0 µg 0%B1 0.1 mg 8%
B2 0.2 mg 15%B3 2.3 mg 14%
B6 0.1 mg 6%B9 9 µg 2%
B12 0 mg 0%Vit C 3 mg 3%
Vit D 206 µg 1030%Vit E 0 mg 0%
Vit K 0 µg 0%Calcium 43 mg 3%
Copper 0.6 mg 67%Iron 12.2 mg 68%
Mg 0 mg 0%Mn 0.6 mg 26%
Phosph. 194 mg 16%Pot. 411 mg 9%
Selenium 2.2 µg 4%Zinc 2 mg 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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