When: 2014-04-07

Collection location: Grayson Co., Texas, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hongito Burrito (HongitoBurrito)

No specimen available

Found a total of 4lbs of morels this week on two different hunts in North Central Texas near Sherman. They were found growing near creek beds and water sources. There were plenty of Dead and living Elms as well as Cedars nearby. The habitat is in the leaf duff near dead logs and on sloped grounds often growing in large classic morel “zones” or lines of clustered growth.
The taste was exquisite. Prized edibles like this provide a unique flavor that is best described as “earthy” or “woody” yet savory; umami deliciousness.


They were delicious!
first one of the season. found totally alone

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Recognized by sight: North American classic yellow morel types have been renamed. There are a couple possibilities other that M. americana which may fit this collection. But “esculenta” is a European name not applicable here.

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