The Great Morel will occasionally recieve a sighting of what many refer to as the false morel. The Great Morel would like to thank Carl in Missouri reminding us all of what they look like. To read more on these click here.
The gyroomitrin is often referred to as the “red mushroom”, the “beefsteak mushroom” or the “lorchel”. There are several true species of the false morel, and while some will say they can prepare and eat the false morel with no problem, others have a drastically opposite reaction to them. Hence, The Great Morel suggests that you do not attempt to digest this particular mushroom.