true morels

True Morel Mushroom

  • Kingdom………Fungi
  • Phylum…………Ascomycota
  • Class…………….Pezizomycetes
  • Family………….Morchellaceae
  • Genus…………..Morchella
  • Species………..Morchella esculenta

True Morel Mushroom (Morchella esculenta) is named with names such as morel mushroom, lamb breast mushroom, true morel mushroom, spring mushroom, sponge morel mushroom, may mushroom and lamb shovel mushroom. As we find it right to use it as a true morel mushroom. The cultivation and production of this mushroom are very difficult. The real morel mushroom loves warm temperate zones. For this reason, it grows in warm temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere and Northern hemisphere. Even though they grow in forested areas, they can also grow in pastures and gardens. The harvest time of the true morel mushroom is the first months of spring.

Morchella esculenta (True Morel Mushroom) is a type of mushroom rich in high-quality protein content. Also, true morel mushroom is an important mineral source. True morel mushrooms are used in traditional Chinese medicine for indigestion, excessive sputum, croup and shortness of breath. They also strengthen the immune system. They are a special type of mushroom for many of the world’s cuisines and are especially preferred by gourmets in the French kitchen. True morel mushroom must not be consumed as raw. If you are not sure that the mushrooms you find in the wild are 100% true morel mushrooms then we advise you to avoid consuming them.

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This page is for brief information about the True Morel Mushrooms (Morchella esculenta). It does not provide information on how to grow it. You can see True Morel Mushroom page in Turkish language on Kuzugöbeği Mantarı page and in Russian language on сморчок съедобный page. You can also see the list of True Morel Mushroom growers on our mushroom growers page. You can also find more photos of the True Morel Mushrooms (Morchella esculenta) on our Facebook , Pinterest and Instagram pages. If there is any suggestion, change or opinion regarding the translation of this page, please contact us. Thank you for your understanding.