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.

Edwards collects another morel April 24 from one of her mushroom hunting spots.

Big morel mushrooms are prized for the table, but Edwards says they signal the end of prime mushroom hunting time. She found this morel April 24 in Fa...

Where one morel is found, others are likely nearby. Edwards plucks a pair of morels during a mushroom hunt April 24.

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Outdoor, Pages 6 on 05/02/2013