Sunday 3 May 2020
Morchella Coloring Time: Greys, Yellows, and Whites
Morchella tomentosa ©Toby Esthay Morchella Coloring Time: Greys, Yellows, and Blacks. For some, Morel species don't come in...
Wednesday 15 April 2020
Cleaning Morels: Soakers, Sprayers, and Brushers
Morchella snyderi ©Matthew J. L. Kilger Cleaning Morels (and other mushrooms) Many people think that cleaning Morels (and other s...
Tuesday 2 July 2019
Sensory Impressions for Diagnosis
Amanita vernicoccora ©Matthew J. L. Kilger Use Your Senses When gathering information to help identify mushrooms, your senses can p...
Wednesday 29 May 2019
Picking Mushrooms for Identification
Geopora cooperi - ©M. Kilger "I desired to know what Mushrooms they had in the Market. I found but few, at which I was surpris...
Wednesday 15 May 2019
The Mesh Bag Morass
Morchella importuna in da hat! ©M. Kilger "Use a mesh bag, so you spread the seeds, otherwise they won't grow no more!"...
Tuesday 14 May 2019
The Root of the Problem - Cutting vs. Pulling
Morchella snyderii @M. Kilger As you've probably noticed, if you have been following along, there is a lot of mythology associate...
Half-free morels and Verpa - The Fake False Real False Morels
Left: Morchella populiphila Right: Verpa bohemica Today's topic seems to be a bit of a stumper for many, who don't spend a l...
Friday 10 May 2019
If It's Hollow, Chew and Swallow: Poor advice
Gyromitra Esculenta, and my li'l rainbow mascot ©M. Kilger "If it's hollow, chew and swallow!" We've all heard...
Thursday 9 May 2019
Clarification of So-Called "False Morels" - The Greatest Fungal Falsehood
Gyromitra esculenta Today we're talking about so-called, "false Morels". Let's start with the fact that "fals...
Friday 26 April 2019
Morel Myths Busted
Greetings, Folks! Being that it's that time of year, and almost all of these myths are being brought up, ad nauseum, here's a ...
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