When: 2009-04-01

Collection location: Tel Aviv, Israel [Click for map]

Who: laura-gator

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Well, this is interesting. I went out to the back porch of my apartment located in the heart of Tel Aviv and found these growing! I’m not stupid enough to try them without identification, and I don’t feel comfortable doing that on my own. I think they are some variety of Morel, and am especially interested in their safety to eat. There are a few more small mushrooms sprouting near these. I love the idea of a patch so conveniently located, but not if they are dangerous. If they are unsafe, I would also appreciate advice on how to kill the patch, since I have a dog, and am scared that he may eat them. Thanks for the advice!


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Recognized by sight: They are morels. Morels can be toxic if eaten raw or undercooked, but all are safe when completely cooked.

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