Okay, I admit, I didn't eat these but they are morels. There were only two so I figured it would be better if they produced some spores so many there'll be more in the future and because I'm a novice muchroom hunter.
These are yellow/pale morels I think.
On the other hand, there were a fair number of false morels in the conifer forest.
Here is a classic looking false morel with its more disordered cap. Not edible
I think it is very easy to tell the difference. Beyond looking like melting brains, false morels are also chambered in cross section rather than hollow.
Found this huge false morel in the conifer forest.
By the way, what every novice mushroom hunter is wearing this season:
It's also giant black mosquito season.
North American Mushroom Clubs