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Morel hunting: paper. plastic or mesh?

Morel hunting: paper. plastic or mesh?

  • 5/15/2019 1:20:00 PM
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Seasoned morel mushroom hunters often advise novices to skip plastic and pack mesh bags when collecting Iowa’s spring delectable gift. They claim mesh bags allow morel spores to float to the timber floor to produce more of the golden treasures.
A Spring Quadfecta

A Spring Quadfecta

  • 4/7/2017 11:15:00 AM
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Last year was the first year I attempted a spring quadfecta: a turkey, a limit of trout, morels and wild asparagus.
Four Creative Morel Mushroom Recipes

Four Creative Morel Mushroom Recipes

  • 4/17/2015 9:01:00 AM
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There’s nothing better than some fresh-picked morels lightly sautéed in butter, but if you’re looking for a way to change up your morel routine, here are some new recipes to try. Remember, it's best to learn how to identify mushrooms (including what's edible and what's not) in-person from an experienced mushroom hunter.
50 Tips to Spot Morels

50 Tips to Spot Morels

  • 4/8/2015 8:51:00 AM
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Here’s how to put more morels in your basket from mushrooming expert and former science teacher Mike Krebill.