Regional Morels – Midwest Region

The Midwest Region This may very well be the region many refer to as the “haven” for morels. The morel mushroom can often times be found in abundance in many of the Midwest states. The Great Morel is going to break this region out into two sections. First let’s talk about the southern part of […]

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Regional Morels – Southwest Region

Finding Morels in The Southwest Region As large as this region is we should be quick to note the morel only thrives in the eastern section this region. Once you get so far west the morels are far and few between. To get a better ideas of where this cut-off point is, it is recommended […]

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Regional Morels – Southeast Region

Finding Morels in The Southeast Region This is where the morel season starts. First reports will typically start around the first to second week of March and kick in full gear about mid to late March. The States of Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi will all report morels. Unfortunately, Florida and the deep southern areas […]

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Regional Morels – Central Plains Region

Finding Morels in The Central Plains The Central Plains region typically consists of Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas and since we’ve included Texas and Oklahoma in the Southwest region, we are going to talk a little about the other two states. The season will typically run from mid-April through mid-May with the southern areas of […]

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Regional Morels – Northeast Region

Finding Morels in the Northeast Region This region consists of Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, and the New England States. This region’s season runs about the same time as the Midwest region.  You should be heading out into the woods in the southern part of this region in early to mid-April, and the season in the […]

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Regional Morels – West Region

Finding Morels in the West Region The Western Region is rather large and the morels will be scattered from the southern parts of California, to Colorado on up to the states of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming then into the Pacific Northwest states of Oregon and Washington.   We’ll get started with the vast state of […]

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Identifying the False Morel

While The Great Morel website is intended to be somewhat of an enjoyable experience and not to be used as a mushroom identification page, this page takes exception to that. The “False Morel” is the most confusing and often times most misidentified species of the morel family, therefore, this page is intended to be taken with the […]

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Morel Mushroom Links

Morel Mushroom Links The Great Morel is proud to provide this extensive listing of morel links and mushroom related link directory.  It is recommended that all shroomers – rookies and veterans visit some of these great morel mushroom sites. Some are very informative with some great images and resources. You’ll find all types of information on […]

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Growing Tips

Maybe two of the most often asked questions to The Great Morel are “Can I grow morels?” and “How do they grow?” You’ll also find a few responses The Great Morel has received from other visitors regarding growing tips and cultivating them yourself. You can take what information you would like from this page and […]

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Growth Cycle

Life Cycle of the Great Morel…. The one most often asked question morel enthusiast ask and wonder…”I wonder how they grow”?  This page attempts to help answer that question along with giving a better understanding of the morel’s life cycle.  As you well know there are many variables to the life expectancy and growth of the morel […]

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Growing Photos

The Great Morel has been honored to share three separate studies of the morel growth cycle.  Each study includes time-lapse photo and other substantial data for detail as to weather and ground conditions.  It is interesting watching the morel growth cycle and the studies certainly answer some of the questions many morel hunters have wondered. A […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

These are a few of the most frequently asked questions relating to the morel mushroom. From hunting and harvesting, to cultivating them yourself – consider it an attempt to disclose some of the mysteries of the often elusive morel. Many of the questions are geared toward shroomers who are new to the experience, others are questions […]

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