Whether sautéed in butter, pan-fried or scrambled into an omelet, morel mushrooms are a tasty delicacy —if you know how to find them. The distinctive honeycombed fungi can be found widely across the United States, and are enjoyed by many as both a culinary ingredient and hobby. Efforts to grow the mushroom at home are often successful, but many prefer to hunt morels themselves.

Whether you are a seasoned log-turner or a newbie to the world of morel hunting, the following video should prove to be an informative primer. Thanks to Daryl Johnson for giving some great tips.

Image from Thomas & Dianne Jones (FreeWine) on the flickr Creative Commons

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  • I have good luck finding “The Grays” in Poplar tree stands,seems the dense leaf litter holds a lot of moisture here in southcentral Indiana