***** Note before eating any wild food please take the time to positively identify it before harvesting, if you have any doubt DON’T eat it!  The following photos are not suitable for identification purposes, that is not the intended purpose of this blog.


Eating morels was a new experience for me, we had discovered them on our property last year, but I tend to hesitate when it comes to wild mushrooms as some edible mushrooms can have poisoness look alikes, so I was a little nervous about eating them and as you know morel season is short so we used the ones we found to make a slurry and poured it out in our yard in places they would like. 

Well we were rewarded with lots of morels this year and since we were sure we had positively identified them, I finally gave the o.k. that my family was waiting with anticipation for.  We found them hiding in all sorts of places,

they especially seemed to like the lilacs, maybe because we like to put wood ashes there, it was like a fun treasure hunt for the boys.

They were a pretty good size and offered enough for us and our neighbors.

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