morel Mushroom Toasts by Alice Waters The official mushroom of Minnesota, the morel is a particular spring prize for foragers.
morel is willing to have sex with Charlus for money and career advancement.
morel inflicts wound after wound, reducing Charlus to ever more abject dependency - and ever more bizarre behaviors.
type of edible mushroom, 1670s, from French morille (16c.), of uncertain origin, apparently from Germanic; cf. Old High German morhilo (German Morchel), diminutive of morha "root of a tree or plant," from Proto-Germanic *murhon- (cf. Old English more, German möhre "carrot").