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Offline Bill/SFNM

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Cultivating Morel Mushrooms
« on: December 31, 2014, 05:08:54 PM »
I was not able to collect many mushrooms in the local forest in 2014 as I have in past years, so I decided to try my hand at cultivating morels. I inoculated a 4' x 4' compost bed with morel spawn in the spring. It was supposed to take a year before any might be collected, but in the fall I was stunned to find about 5 pounds of these beauties. Most were sauteed in butter  and served on steak. The rest went on my signature white pizzas.







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Re: Cultivating Morel Mushrooms
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2014, 05:22:11 PM »
Nicey...I am so jel-o.

Been thinking about doing the same thing in a corner of my yard this spring.
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Re: Cultivating Morel Mushrooms
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2014, 06:10:08 PM »
You're an excellent photographer, Bill.
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Re: Cultivating Morel Mushrooms
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2015, 12:58:13 PM »
I was not able to collect many mushrooms in the local forest in 2014 as I have in past years, so I decided to try my hand at cultivating morels. I inoculated a 4' x 4' compost bed with morel spawn in the spring. It was supposed to take a year before any might be collected, but in the fall I was stunned to find about 5 pounds of these beauties. Most were sauteed in butter  and served on steak. The rest went on my signature white pizzas.

Where did you get morel spawn?

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Re: Cultivating Morel Mushrooms
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