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First Morel of 2018 #6186573
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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6186599
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Originally Posted By: tbn


Is that the correct link?

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6186600
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I don't mind stepping on them.......never was a fan of the nasty lil' fungus

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: btomlin] #6186602
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Originally Posted By: btomlin
I don't mind stepping on them.......never was a fan of the nasty lil' fungus


WHAT!!!! shocked


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: btomlin] #6186604
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Originally Posted By: btomlin
I don't mind stepping on them.......never was a fan of the nasty lil' fungus

i dont like eatin em either... but they make me some extra easy money.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6186606
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This is the actual link to the site.


https://www.thegreatmorel.com/sightings/

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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: imiller] #6186611
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Usually around 3rd or 4th week of April for my area...




Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6186623
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I can eat them every day of the season if i had that many.

1 year I did.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: imissed] #6186627
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Originally Posted By: imissed
Originally Posted By: btomlin
I don't mind stepping on them.......never was a fan of the nasty lil' fungus


WHAT!!!! shocked


Yeah....I'm a bad person.

I did find a motherload one time with my uncle as a kid. It looked like a "gully washer" rain had washed all the spores off a wooded hill into a low spot in the sun. It was hard not to step on them since they were so close together and there were so many of them. It was incredible.

Now I just get annoyed when friends want to look while we are turkey hunting.

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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6186632
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good two months yet here

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: btomlin] #6186678
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Originally Posted By: btomlin
I don't mind stepping on them.......never was a fan of the nasty lil' fungus



Like eatn sand


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Snowpa] #6186690
03/13/18 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted By: Snowpa
Originally Posted By: btomlin
I don't mind stepping on them.......never was a fan of the nasty lil' fungus



Like eatn sand



The ones you had must not of been soak in salt water over night. It cleans them right out.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: imissed] #6186729
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I don't mind looking for them for the fun of the hunt, but gotta find someone else to eat them.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6187098
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Originally Posted By: tbn
This is the actual link to the site.


https://www.thegreatmorel.com/sightings/


Needs some rain.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6187104
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Dry here and still too cold. Always seemed to me like the best springs for morel numbers came after a winter with a lot of snow. We had snow but not one of those buried all winter years. Had enough if we get some rain I'm thinking I may get several meals of spawning crappie and morels. Will be at least a couple more weeks though most likely.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6187112
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Some small one have been found here. There was some found end of February in Alabama or Georgia.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6187166
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March 27 is the earliest I have found them
April 9 is the earliest I've really gotten into them

April 15-30 is generally prime time


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6187180
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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6191137
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Any one finding any yet?

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6203968
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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6203974
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I would have to shovel all the snow first.

Good find.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Matt28] #6203977
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Still snow in yard and 12 feet of the white stuff at 6000 feet might be awhile before we see any.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: racerboy108] #6203999
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Originally Posted By: racerboy108
I would have to shovel all the snow first.

Good find.
Kinda looking like an Independence Day mushroom hunt here. eek


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6204030
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I'm rdy for em!!

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6204066
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May apples are just starting to come up hear in E Kansas so the ground is getting a little warmer. Get a few days of good sunshine the morels will be coming.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6204308
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148 to day. Still alotcof small ones

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Matt28] #6204318
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We have a low forecasted tonite for 12 degrees. I am gonna wait a couple days to begin hunting them.

Zim

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6204329
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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6204350
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still to early here our lilacs haven't even got leaves april 9th is the erliest for me as well! I don't eat them either I like them but they kill my stomach im like a goose after eating just one! I can and do eat tame ones without any hitchs! in the early 90s me and a few friends used to go out and pick several pounds a day the best day ever was 96 lbs that's a 55 gallon drum full! I picked a 36 quart cooler full one mourning turkey hunting! that was a fluke year we was picking them around dead walnuts that had died from mark twain lake filling up! I don't expect to ever see any thing like that again!


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: meamc2] #6204435
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Originally Posted By: meamc2

very nice!

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Snowpa] #6204474
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Not if u wash them right (like eating sand)

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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Matt28] #6205016
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Originally Posted By: Matt28


148 to day. Still alotcof small ones


Then let them grow


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6205047
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I did left over 40, but thanks for the tip.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Matt28] #6205158
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Originally Posted By: Matt28
I did left over 40, but thanks for the tip.


Good! Glade you know they can get bigger. I tell everyone that says they find little ones to let them grow. 99.99% of the time ai get the same answers. Mushrooms dont grow and if I dnt pick them someone else will. I dont eat them and have not hunted em in a few years but this year i am going to get some.


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We did pick some smaller one that were at public land by a road, lot of tracks where people had been hunting them since the rains. On all the private land I let them grow. I hope it turns out to be a decent year I am hearing a lot of people are finding 50 to 80 at a time. We had to hunt hard and go to 2 diffent county's to get the 148 we got. They just aren't up well at my spots most are too small.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6205179
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I have never seen one grow any bigger than when I first found it.. I have them growing in the pine trees right beside my house. I find them in the morning. I have let them go and measured them. I have not touched them for up to five days and they never get any bigger. I have covered them in pine needles to simulate darkness, or not being completely out of the ground. Once again, they never got any bigger. I know people say they will continue to grow but I have never seen one grow any bigger than what it was when I found it, and I have let them go for several days.. I check and monitor them daily and I know when a new one pops up so it is not like it was growing bigger and I didn't see it.Maybe you have different morals than I have, but mine pop up and they are done growing.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6205185
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They definitely grow. Some times takes a couple of weeks but the little grays are immature yellows. Just came in from walking around the garden. The asparagus broke through today, still to early for it too. It will most likely freeze off this week.





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My little grays have remained little grays. They have never become yellows.
I have let them go so long that they have dried up and withered, and they never grew.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6205354
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They have found them within 20 miles of my place.
Time to start lookin for them, good time to take the dog for a work out.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6205424
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Nice finds Matt28 and meamc2! Still little early for me, mid 20's at night the next two nights not going to help. Since those two or three years of severe drought several years ago, only one of my places where I used to find them produces, and the last two years it hasn't either.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6205429
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Boy Matt you're killing me lol. Those are awesome! In my neck of the woods it's pretty much the same as 45/70 was saying. None of my old spots have produced since the drought. I went mushroom hunting at least 10 times last spring and ended up finding 1. And I really wore out some boot leather in places that have been steady producers my entire life and on some new places as well.

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Thanks I had to do some walking to find them. But I kept getting phone calls and text messages and every one was finding them so i had to try to make a showing lol hope next weekend is better. I am just wondering what these cold nights will do to them?

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Matt28] #6205510
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I agree and have hunted them for over 20 years, once they pop they are done! Greys are greys and yellows pop a few weeks later
for the most part, greys do not become yellows?


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: bass10] #6205543
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Originally Posted By: bass10
I agree and have hunted them for over 20 years, once they pop they are done! Greys are greys and yellows pop a few weeks later
for the most part, greys do not become yellows?


Believe what you want. I and many others on here have documented the growth of shrooms. Heck go on You Tube and watch time lapse footage of mushrooms growing. That would be astonishing to see one of those monster yellows just suddenly pop up and be there. Lol
I’ll even make it so you don’t have to look it up yourself.
https://youtu.be/gzFKY21e9wM





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I've even fed them water hoping they would grow. They will fill out a little if they were drying up, but that's it.


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What kind of Mushroom is this ???


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Canvasback2] #6205821
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Originally Posted By: Canvasback2
What kind of Mushroom is this ???




The kind that will leave you talking to yourself, lol.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: tbn] #6207395
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29 this evening. Made for a good dinner, I left some small one to see what will happen if it freezes.

Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Sullivan K] #6207466
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Originally Posted By: Sullivan K
I have never seen one grow any bigger than when I first found it.. I have them growing in the pine trees right beside my house. I find them in the morning. I have let them go and measured them. I have not touched them for up to five days and they never get any bigger. I have covered them in pine needles to simulate darkness, or not being completely out of the ground. Once again, they never got any bigger. I know people say they will continue to grow but I have never seen one grow any bigger than what it was when I found it, and I have let them go for several days.. I check and monitor them daily and I know when a new one pops up so it is not like it was growing bigger and I didn't see it.Maybe you have different morals than I have, but mine pop up and they are done growing.


Nope they are all the same. If left alone and they have moisture and do not burn up they will go through their normal life span. Mushrooms do not just pop up. They grow.


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Matt28] #6207468
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Originally Posted By: Matt28


29 this evening. Made for a good dinner, I left some small one to see what will happen if it freezes.



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Originally Posted By: bass10
I agree and have hunted them for over 20 years, once they pop they are done! Greys are greys and yellows pop a few weeks later
for the most part, greys do not become yellows?


I have hunted them over 20 years too and I know for a fact that they grow and do not just pop up. They have a life cycle. I have watched them go from 1/4" to 5-6". Watched some in the 4/5" range grow to 7-8".


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Originally Posted By: skippyturtle
Originally Posted By: bass10
I agree and have hunted them for over 20 years, once they pop they are done! Greys are greys and yellows pop a few weeks later
for the most part, greys do not become yellows?


I have hunted them over 20 years too and I know for a fact that they grow and do not just pop up. They have a life cycle. I have watched them go from 1/4" to 5-6". Watched some in the 4/5" range grow to 7-8".


I stand corrected. I kinda meant once they pop and grow to size they do not continue growing until they die or are picked. I have put items beside morels and a week later they were the exact same size. Meaning after popping and growing to size they did not continue one bit more?


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Dependant on the situation. Weather and fungus condition. I have found that roughly 50% would grow after I found them if they were 3" or bigger but 100% would grow if they were less than 3" when I found them. I will say it is mich easier for me to not pick them than most people. I do not eat them so when I pick them I am interested in weight and if leaving some means I may make more then I dont have a problem doing it.


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Went looking for a hour this evening and found 38

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yes greys and whites are just immature yellows. they grow in spurts. some may go through several stages/spurts and some right next to the others may mature in one evening. once the shroom turns yellow it is mature and done growing. the key to them continuing to grow is dependent on time and moisture. if they dry out it all over. wind and sun are the 2 big factors.

if your not a believer the next time you find a patch of those little 1/2" tall "greys" pick them but save a couple and bury them with a foot of leaves. check on them every few days and report back to us.

for those that still are not sure, most of you have found a mess of "greys" around a dead elm and a week or 2 later returned to the same spot and now the Yellows have appeared. most likely the yellows were either to small to find when ya picked the first flush or they had not started yet. i have had some in my yard i photographed several stages over a 3 week period growing from a 1/2 tall to nearly 8 inches. the ironic part is the last spurt they went through there were several new ones that grew the same height overnight less then a couple feet away.


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blacks start popping week or so from monday the way weather looks finish bathroom thursday be ready for vacation time 4weeks or so start mushrooming foodplots and chasing turkeys and seeing the picture GOD paints me every morning truly the land of the free!

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Started here now, but temps went from 60s back to 30 and snowing last night



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The freeze didn't kill them

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We finally got warmer weather but no rain, they are calling for snow again on Monday. I'm afraid its going to be a bad year for the mushrooms here. Went for a little while today and found a couple. Usually can find them like you are Matt28 but the weather hasn't cooperated yet



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It was a slow start for me, but there starting to grow better now since the warm up. Got 432 for the season so far, would like to break 500. There are some people that have found over 1000 thus year so far.

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pay attention to your lilacs. when the blooms start to crack open and you can see the hint of blue the blacks should be up. once the blooms are done the season is over. i have yet to find a plant that better "brackets" the mushroom season.


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Good advice.....a jingle that is kinda a joke but usually true is "When the lilacs are bloomin it's time to go shroomin"!!! Usually the nice tans are poppin around here big time. The little ones (really little sometimes) are usually before the lilacs bloom and then there are the Giants. Usually at the end of season for sure!!
Originally Posted By: ack
pay attention to your lilacs. when the blooms start to crack open and you can see the hint of blue the blacks should be up. once the blooms are done the season is over. i have yet to find a plant that better "brackets" the mushroom season.


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I went yesterday and found a few but it turned off cold again and is snowing today, supposed to be up to 70 Wed so maybe they'll pop up



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never heard the lilac thing before. I'll start watching mine and see how ti goes.

when the mayapple show up (this past friday) i start to get the urge, and it seems the poplar leaves are about the size of a golf ball to palm sized when the season is really getting started. they aren't their yet.

we had good weather saturday, but it turned colder sunday, colder still today....and again tomorrow. then some warmer temps.


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They would be buried under a foot of snow around here.


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All I can say is yummmmmmm....hopefully we have a season here in Michigan if the snow ever leaves...


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Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Sullivan K] #6219348
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Originally Posted By: Sullivan K
My little grays have remained little grays. They have never become yellows.
I have let them go so long that they have dried up and withered, and they never grew.


That has been my results too.45 years of chasing schrooms and a gray is a gray.


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A gray is an immature yellow. Cover it and give it time to mature (yellow in color).


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I'm no expert on shrooms but we always find the grays a couple weeks before we get any of the big yellows. I always pick the black ones then a couple weeks later go back and find the yellow ones. I'm not saying they are not immature yellows but always seemed like they were different. I left some in a burn out last year to see if they would grow but they never did, but the weather turned warm and dry so that may be why



Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: ack] #6220080
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Originally Posted By: ack
A gray is an immature yellow. Cover it and give it time to mature (yellow in color).


Yup. I've got a few spots where I practice quality mushroom management on. Grays are just immature mushrooms and will grow into yellows given the right moisture. Blacks are a different species.


Re: First Morel of 2018 [Re: Michigander] #6220100
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The way this year is going it might be 2019 before I find one. 3 to6 more inches of snow forecasted for tomorrow,with 6 on the ground now.

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I finally had a decent hunt, the yellows are finally starting to pop here



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Nice! They will be delicious.

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a few scattered reports here in VA.

looks like warm and rainy here this week- I'll be out saturday


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I’ve found a few greys and half free morels around here.





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It was raining today so no climbing trees, so I went shroomin again. Ended with 62 mushrooms, and I found half black and half white ones today, we finally got some warmer weather and rain



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Getting ready to fry some up. Mmmm



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Really nice blacks! I have only found 3 here in my hunting spots. Guess they don't grow much here. Most all look fresh that's a good sign. I all ways think about the 1000's of morels thats out there, all I got to do is find them.

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I actually started looking around sycamore trees close to the river and found some, that's something I'd never done before. Found the black ones on a old logging road back on the mountain. Seems like they are behind this year due to the cold spring. What's the latest you find them Matt?



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Mid may is the latest for me but this year has been the lonest good season going on 4 weeks of good picking. I have the best luck around elm and ash here with some cotton wood and sycamore too.

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Apple trees have always been my go to spots for the best numbers, but we also find several around popular trees and elms. But we have very few elm trees at this elevation. Good luck



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Newbie at this, so let me ask. Is there a particular part of the day that is better for finding them? Or are your odds the same?

I have only stumbled upon a few while turkey hunting. But where I hunt is mainly oak and hickory creek bottomland that floods regularly. So I just may not be in a good area.


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Time of day shouldn't matter much, I think having the right amount of moisture and ground temps are the biggest factor. Its finally reached an average daytime temp of 50s and we have been getting some good rain so they are popping pretty good. Good luck to ya



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Originally Posted By: RM trapper
Time of day shouldn't matter much, I think having the right amount of moisture and ground temps are the biggest factor. Its finally reached an average daytime temp of 50s and we have been getting some good rain so they are popping pretty good. Good luck to ya


Thanks for replying. Been high 40 low 60s during the day here. And we have had enough rain this year to float the titanic. Might be to late in my area but the turkeys aint cooperating this morning so will hunt shrooms on the way out.


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As I posted before, pay attention to your lilacs. If they are blooming the mushrooms are up. Once the blooms are done so is you morel season.


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What's your 4in ground temp chuckles84? 56 is a good number for here I think. I don't guess we have lilacs here or I don't know where any are.

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I usually start finding some first of April but this weather caused it to be a few weeks late this year. I'm hoping we still have a couple weeks



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How do you like to eat them RM?

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Originally Posted By: Matt28
What's your 4in ground temp chuckles84? 56 is a good number for here I think. I don't guess we have lilacs here or I don't know where any are.


Not sure on the ground temp.


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Matt I'm a country boy and we fry everything. Lol. I take and clean them ,cut them in half a dip in egg, then dip in my flour/cornmeal and fry in peanut oil and salt and pepper. I'm gonna try to sauttee a few in butter in a few days. How do you like em



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I was a fry them type but me and my daughter Will eat all I can cook sauttee in butter and a dap of bacon grease. The secret is to put them in by them self no butter or anything first turn the burner up hot and let all the water come out when the pan has a lot of water in it drain it off and add butter and seasons and cook till they start the pop.

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found a couple here a couple days ago. Going Friday and expect to find several. It rained an inch here yesterday.

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I went for a hour after work this evening and found 30. The weather really held them off til late this year so I'm hoping they'll last a bit longer than normal. I'm going to sautee a few in a minute using your method Matt and I'll let you know how I like them. Appreciate the tip



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Ya let me know how you like them if you don't try stuffing them with sausage and stove top stuffing then roll in flower and fry.

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They were a big hit with the family, used Mrs dash seasoning and butter, very good. Thanks



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Found another good patch today, and a few big ones



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Anybody else finding any now?



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I found 10 this evening and we had a fish fry at my parents house, mom stuffed the mushrooms with jalapeno,cream cheese and crumbled bacon. Then floured and deep fried. They were good.

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That sounds pretty good. I'm grilling some filet mignon tomorrow evening and going to sautee some, should make a good meal



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Sauteed are great they are my favorite, but it takes so many to make a good meal when sauteed. What trees did you find them under?

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I found about about 30 under some apples trees in an old grew up orchard and found the others under sycamore trees next to the creeks. We really don't have any elm trees, but we find some under popular trees too



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I hear popular are good for the black morels. How old do you figure the Apple trees are? I hear the old one are the ones that really put off the mushrooms.

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The orchard I look in has been abandoned and overgrown for 50 years, I seem to do better around the old dead ones than the live ones. I find a lot of black ones in old gravel roads, seems they are something in the gravel that really makes them grow. Some locals just ride the old gravel back roads and find them on the edge. I enjoy getting out in the woods and hunting them though. I have been doing really good under the sycamore trees on the river banks, and its the first year I've ever looked in places like that. Is your season about over Matt?



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I forgot to say that I did go to a orchard that was working until a few years ago and now the guy has horses pastures in it yesterday and found some but not very many. Seems the old trees are definitely better. Have a few spots where they are just 2 or 3 apple trees back in the woods and some years I might find 70 under one tree. Found a few growing out of old rotten apple logs yesterday too



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We have had some warm weather here so it's pretty close to over. That's a really nice pic of the morel and log and nice finds.

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Still finding them here, I figure this will probably be our last week



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I found about a dozen yesterday. This warmer weather should get em shooting up everywhere.

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I found about a dozen while turkey hunting in Missouri last week. I don't really know what or where to look for them but found these just outside a field under a dead tree.
Mighty fine eating!




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Jealous of all your finds...here in northeast PA we are just now getting warm nights...have a big rain tomorrow...maybe they will start popping up...still no lilac blooms if you go of that motto

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Glad to see you guys finding them, I found around 200 last week and have went a couple mornings this week before work a found a couple dozen but I think they are starting to wind down here. Been hot and dry this week but have some rain coming Sat so maybe it'll push a few out



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I went for a few minutes this morning and found 70 mushrooms under one haw apple tree, I left about 40 small ones and we are supposed to get an inch of rain this weekend so hopefully they'll grow. That is the most I've ever found in one spot. Anyone else still finding them



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Still finding them?? We didn’t start lol...been looking in sightings map and still no one in my area...did find thousands and thousands of leeks...going to start pickling this weekend

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I haven't been in awhile may still be a few fresh ones but I bet there about done. Glad your have a good year RM.

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Its been a crazy year for sure, my buddy found some march 20th which is normal for here, then it turned cold and didn't find hardly any for a month and now they are hitting good, usually they are done here by now



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my lilacs just started to show color. maybe sunday there will be some immature yellows popped up.


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Went yesterday after a rain the night before and found several and my 6yr found his first ones on his own. We found a lot of small ones, so should be able to go back in a couple days and get another mess



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Still nothing in my neck of the woods...still no color on lilacs...been picking lots of wild leeks still...made soup and pickled some

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found a few big ones today on a quick check of spot. will start hittin it hard tomorrow

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