On behalf of morel hunters in Texas, the 2012 Season is now officially over! Warm weather arrived too soon, rain too late, and a drought likely knocked morel fungi back in 2011. May we have good rain and a rare October fruiting of Morels in 6 months!
Playful mushrooming lead by a young woman who is a passionate shroomer. And a very European hunt by housewifes WOnderful mountain morel hunting / camping trip. Go along and join the fun! A good explanation on morel hunting and paying your due. A interview with a Morel Hunt winner A little bit [...]
March 15, 2012 – Morel Season has begun! Spent 2 hours hunting, only found 2 morels, but hey… it made the season official! Again, these were found under Juniper (Mountain Cedar) trees. For my video on tips for hunting Morels in Texas see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxKjfGXCKQ4
An amusing and entertaining documentary. And one about Truffles in Down Under
with Paul Stamets and Dusty Yao and why men really go mushroom hunting.
Had a bit of fun 2 months ago growing oysters on coffee grounds. Made the mistake of putting them in a small plastic tub and forgetting they were there. Well, found them today and they pushed up the lid and fruited. But by the time I got to them, it was too late, they were [...]
This is a well done video to get the gist of morel hunting. Found it on Vimeo and wanted it to share. . The Perennial Plate Episode 7: Hunting Morel Mushrooms from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.
I was on a trip in East Texas to help do some fieldwork. We hiked 8-10 miles a day, and it had rained 2-4 days before so lots of shrooms had popped. With such a plethora of mushrooms, I had a field day taking pictures. I ignored all LBMs, as they are near impossible to [...]
From mid December forays, we found that the rain was bringing out a few winter mushrooms. Maybe the drought is broken and good morels await us in spring?