COLUMBIA — The climate is finally right for hunters of the elusive morel mushroom to search fields and forests in hopes of finding a few of the edible fungi. Morel mushrooms thrive in Missouri’s climate, and countless mushroom enthusiasts across the state venture outside every spring for a few weeks a year to find them.
Morel mushroom mania
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.