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Reflections on Morel Mushroom Season in Missouri

If there’s one hunting season I look forward to every year, it’s morel mushroom season in Missouri. Starting about the first week of April, I start spending an inordinate amount of time checking the weather, trying to gauge the perfect time for our first mushroom hunting expedition of the year. It’s a delicate balance of factors – just the right …

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The Morel of the Story

I have had the pleasure to live in various places across Missouri, but during this time of year, I admit I miss my North Missouri years.  Our spring ritual included an annual morel mushroom hunt.  Not just a small hike to favorite areas known to produce bountiful harvests.  I am talking about a spring hunting ritual that a large, coed, …

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