Welcome to The Great Morel

The Great Morel™ extends a very warm welcome to all its morel mushroom hunting visitors! Most of us are more than ready for our winter to come to an end and the season to change to spring so we can once again seek the ever-elusive great morel. There have been a few odd sightings reports already this year, but most of us are eagerly awaiting and anticipating the arrival of spring so we can begin the annual ritual of the hunt for the great morel.

A quick recap of the 2018 season…which was a decent year to remember for most, can be reviewed here at the 2018 sighting and progress reports . The 2018 season was once again a testament to the successes and failures of a morel season.  You can check out the sightings page for a summary of the season in the various regions of the US and Canada.

The Great Morel™ was created by enthusiastic and passionate morel mushroom hunters for enthusiastic and passionate morel mushroom hunters. Visitors in search of resourceful information won’t have to look hard to find it. As for those who are wondering “what the heck is this shroom’n crap all about?”  you will certainly have a better understanding after poking around a little bit. 


The Great Morel™ is known as one of the most resourceful compilations of information about morel mushrooms on the Internet. You will find one of the most extensive listing of morel links, where you can find everything related to the great morel.  Add to that a bit of good humor, some great stories, and some of the most beautiful images –  let’s just say you’ve got a great place to enjoy a morel moment.



Thanks to the contributions of many, Patch of yellows morelsThe Great Morel™ has compiled what may be the single largest morel recipe collection,  which is sure to delight the taste buds of all. For those shoomers who are seeking ways to preserve their morels, hit the morel preserving page  to learn how others are doing it. Check out the stories and tales page for interesting stories submitted by loyal followers of The Great Morel™. If you are in search of answers to the mysteries of the great morel, visit the frequently asked questions page or check out the forumsWhat has become more popular is The Great Morel Information Exchange Facebook Group where you can share your insights with other morel mushroom hunting enthusiasts.


The Great Morel™ is known as one of the most resourceful compilations of information about morel mushrooms on the Internet.


The Great Morel’s Blog Posts have some very interesting articles on all things morel.  Covering topics from tips to research articles – there are some very interesting posts. So make sure you take your time and read some of the posts.


Start wandering around to see what you can find.  Enjoy your stay!


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The Mini-Image gallery below were some of the images sent into the Sightings Map in 2018.

Click here too see the 2018 Morel Season Summary, which summarizes the season for all the various regions in the US. Also check out the Sightings Maps as well as the other great photo galleries .