Morel mushroom lovers in Missouri could luck out this spring.
Volunteers helped collect fungi specimens during Dakota County’s first MycoBlitz event at Lebanon Hills Regional Park.A new event providing important ecological information has sprouted in Dakota County. On Aug. 5, 45 volunteers joined Dakota County Parks staff and the University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum for the County’s first MycoBlitz, an event to document and collect specimens of fungi in Lebanon…
Easy to identify, tasty wild mushrooms in this region include the ever-coveted springtime morels.ERIE, Pa. — Pennsylvania is far and away the largest producer of mushrooms in the U.S., mostly the white “button” variety, grown on 68 farms mostly in the Philadelphia region. That’s been true for generations. Now, for many reasons – Americans’ widening interest for food grown and…
Social media is already abuzz with morel madness as hunters try to determine whether the mushroom that can appear overnight and remain maddeningly elusive is showing up locally.
Hunting for morels the rage in southwest Missouri as mushroom season kicks off.
Pocket field guide can be downloaded online
Foraging may be an old-fashioned hobby, but it can now also bring serious money, thanks to Philadelphia’s restaurant boom and to chefs who are embracing wild foods.
No luck with either for the author in 2017 seasons.
Tips on when, where, and how to locate them
Where’s a list of tips for hunting wild morel mushrooms, including the when, where, and how to find them. Plus, 10 different options for preparing them and tips for storing your harvest.