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2012 Morel Season Over

April 2, 2012 McCartney mushroom news

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!  


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Morel Season Has Begun in Austin!

March 15, 2012 McCartney mushroom news

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


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Mushrooms in Newton Texas

August 16, 2010 McCartney mushroom news and a fairy ring found here:



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