2016 Michigan Morel Season Underway!

backyard morels, photo by Jason Rydquist I’ve been getting word from various parts of the state that morel mushrooms are being found! They’re one of my favorite Michigan foods, and over on Absolute Michigan today I’ve put together Five Things you need to know about Michigan Morels. It includes a new online tool that could be of…

Finally Friday: Michigan Morel Edition

Finally, photo by Julie Reports of morels are coming in from all across the state. They’ll be celebrating our delicious woodland friends this weekend (May 8-10) at the Mesick Mushroom Festival and next weekend (May 14-17) at the National Morel Mushroom Festival in Boyne City. If you’re looking for Michigan morel photos and features, click…

Michigan Morel Alert: Morels in Honor Edition

Morels at the Honor Motel, photo by Honor Motel In spring, a young Michigander’s fancies turn to … morels! Here’s a shot from Honor in the northwest Lower Peninsula showing a handful of black morels found on Tax Day. It’s earlier than I would have expected but hopefully it signals a good, long season for…

Michigan’s 2014 Morel Season has arrived!

The White Morels are just starting. Taken in the City Limits of Boyne City, Michigan, along with some others I might add., photo by Rick Wolanin I’ve started to get reports of morels trickling in from here in Traverse City and other locations in the state. While we’re a ways from full-on morel madness, it’s a…

Happiness is a Bowlful of Morels!

A day’s find, photo by HLHigham Morels are popping up all over, and though you might not find 98 like Heather did, even a handful of these delectable  mushrooms will make it all worth it. If you’re in the Boyne City area this weekend, they hold their annual National Morel Mushroom Festival. You might also…

Morel in the Wild: The 2013 Season is upon us!

morel in the wild, photo by the little red hen Reports are trickling in from around the state about morels, including some tasty photos from yesterday of morels folks are finding on the Michigan Morel Facebook. Michigan in Pictures has a ton of morel mushroom information to help you find these elusive but delicious delicacies.…

150,000 photos and one big morel!

Weekend Find, photo by LadyDragonflyCC – See through my Eyes! The Absolute Michigan pool on Flickr reached a major milestone that we almost missed: the 150,000th photo was added to the group by Christine aka LadyDragonflyCC!! The 100,000th photo was added 2 years ago. At that time there were about 2400 people in our group which…

Morel Season in Michigan in March??

A real pretty White Morel, photo by rickrjw. “We are seeing the unusual becoming the norm.” ~Nate Fuller, Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Michigan’s strange “Summer Spring” has seen magnolias, cherries, trillium, daffodils and all manner of plants blooming more or less at once under the pressure cooker of a week of 70 and 80 degree…

May in Michigan: Morels, trillium and a whole lot of events!

Last of the Trillium at Mildred Harris Sanctuary, photo by bill.d. “Spring – an experience in immortality.” ~ Henry David Thoreau May 2010 (like most of April) has been a little strange – we have everything from daffodils to morels to cherry blossoms to lilacs here in northern Michigan. Those are usually separated by a…