Morchella rufobrunnea  Guzmán & F. Tapia (1998)                                  *Collections: California

This species is known as the "Common Landscape Morel" in Calfironia. It tends to fruit in suburbia in disturbed habitats, landscaped areas, woodchips, apple orchards, grape vines, etc. The young fruitbodies have very distinctly white ridges. The colors tend to even out at maturity. The species also develop some brunnescens.

Mature fruitbodies.