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More Morel Mushrooms Mark Meadows

POPULAR HUNTING SEASON SHORT

Posted: May 2, 2013 at 5 a.m.

During years of hunting morel mushrooms, Sheila Edwards of Farmington says she finds morels in the same types of areas each spring. Here Edwards spots a morel mushroom April 24 near some sycamore trees, which is one of the prime areas to find the seasonal fungi.
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During years of hunting morel mushrooms, Sheila Edwards of Farmington says she finds morels in the same types of areas each spring. Here Edwards spots a morel mushroom April 24 near some sycamore trees, which is one of the prime areas to find the seasonal fungi.

One of Arkansas most popular hunting seasons is a short one, but there’s no limit when the quest is for those delightfully delicious spring delicacies, morel mushrooms.

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Edwards collects another morel April 24 from one of her mushroom hunting spots. (By: Flip Putthoff)

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Big morel mushrooms are prized for the table, but Edwards says they signal the end of prime mushroom hunting time. She found ... (By: Flip Putthoff)

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Where one morel is found, others are likely nearby. Edwards plucks a pair of morels during a mushroom hunt April 24. (By: Flip Putthoff)

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