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Gyromitra esculenta (Pers. ex Pers.) Fr.

1 photo.
A "false morel" known as the "brain mushroom", the name implies that it is edible.
Properly cooked it is edible, however don't breathe the fumes.  Uncooked it can be deadly.

1.  June 1, 2007  A single mushroom with penny in attendance








Photo taken on the trail-survey
line leading to the thaw lake south of
134 mile Steese Highway.
65° 35.8' N, 144° 36.729' W
Elev. 900 ft.