Morchella Purpurascens, Purple Morel Gourmet Mushroom Culture



Your order today will contain:

(1) Sterile 12 ml syringe with locking cap, filled with fresh Morchella Purpurascens Gourmet Mushroom  mycelium. 

(1) Mylar syringe sleeve for long-term storage.

(2) Alcohol pads.

(1) 16-gauge needle.

(1) Cold / Warm Weather insert (depending on shipping location and time of year)

(1) Free 20-gram sample pack of my mushroom nutrient broth premix.

A $15 value, make 1 liter of your own lab-quality mushroom liquid culture.


Morchella purpurascens PURPLE MOREL
Morchella purpurascens PURPLE MOREL

Morchella purpurascens, commonly known as the purple morel, is a species of edible mushroom belonging to the genus Morchella. Morchella species are highly prized by mushroom enthusiasts for their unique and delicate flavor.

Here are some key characteristics of Morchella purpurascens:

Appearance: The cap of Morchella purpurascens is usually cone-shaped or elongated, with a distinctive honeycomb-like texture. The color can vary from pale yellowish to reddish-brown, and in the case of Morchella purpurascens, it can have a purple tint.

Habitat: This species of morel is typically found in woodland areas, often growing near trees, particularly in association with deciduous trees such as ash, elm, and poplar. They can also be found in disturbed areas such as burnt forests.

Season: Morchella purpurascens mushrooms usually appear in the spring, typically from April to June, depending on the region and weather conditions.

Edibility: Morchella purpurascens is considered edible and highly sought after for its unique flavor. However, it’s important to note that some morel species have toxic look-alikes, so proper identification is crucial before consuming any wild mushrooms.

It’s worth mentioning that accurate identification of morel species can be challenging, and there are several closely related species within the Morchella genus. Therefore, if you’re unsure about the identification of any mushroom, it’s recommended to consult an experienced mycologist or utilize reliable field guides to avoid potential risks associated with misidentification.

Please remember that as an AI, I can provide general information, but it’s always important to exercise caution and consult additional resources or experts for specific identification and advice when it comes to wild mushrooms.

Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 1 in

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