Early Spring Mushrooms (Mid March - May) from buymushroomscanada's blog

The Appalachian Mountains aren’t necessarily considered hot-spots for morels compared to the western United States. Even still, there are about 10 species Buy Mushroom that have been reported in the Appalachian Mountains. Most of these are known to occur in the spring season, although they are still considered relatively rare.

Unlike in the west, morels in the east DO NOT associate with wildfires. They usually occur near hardwood trees, often times sick or dying trees such as Elm.

The taxonomy behind morels can be a bit tricky because a single species can be “polymorphic”. Buy Mushrooms This means that one species can have many different forms and appear as though it were multiple species! While figuring out the exact species can be difficult, figuring out that you have a morel (member of the genus Morchella) is EASY and they are all edible!


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