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Hunting Morels

Morels are among the most popular wild mushrooms in the United States. Prized as delicacies, the spring search for morels turns to obsession for many. If you'd like to joint the hunt, you'll need to know the basics:

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Learn more about edible mushrooms at your local branch of the Springfield-Greene County Library. The following guides will aid you in your search:

 

How to Find Morels by Milan Pelouch.

 

 

 

Morels, True or False: The Essential Field Guide and More by Larry Lonik.

 

 

 

Morels by Michael Kuo.

 

 

Be sure to check out the Missouri Department of Conservation’s website. They have a wealth of information about morels and other wild mushrooms as well as an online mushroom identification guide.

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