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A spring time delicacy

Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2009 at 6:16 am

While wet weather might not be needed by local farmers, heavy rainfall combined with warm temperatures is conducive to fungi. In the Midwest that means Morel Mushroom hunting. Steve Anderson with Washington County’s Conservation Board, says dead elm trees are a good place to look.He says Washington County has a wide array of public land for people to mushroom hunt on. Anderson says what’s really special about Morels, is how little scientists know about how, or why they grow where they do.