ADVENTURE TRAVEL ENTHUSIASTS DEDICATED TO OVERLAND EXPLORATION
I have been picking morels the last couple of weeks and travelling the back roads looking for new picking areas.
Tonight we had Pasta with a morel, shallot and thyme cream sauce
Last week Grilled Rib eye with a morel , spinach and basil cream sauce
Sorry I missed this post. Looks very good! Where do you mostly find these?
We pick in the Blewett Pass area primarily on North facing slopes at an elevation of 3200- 4800 feet and temps need to reach the low 60's before they emerge. You don't need a permit to pick but you must have in possession an Incidental Use Mushroom Information Sheet put out by the USDA.
The year after a forest fire is very good but I have not picked a burn area. Commercial pickers usually descend on these areas
My neighbor an I pick for morels in the spring and chanterelles in the fall. After years of rivalry and bragging of our picking be not revealing our secret locations we recently joined forces. We both are now in our early 70's and not allowed the roam the forest alone anymore