May 13th, 2014
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In the aftermath of the massive Rim Fire that started in August 2013 near Yosemite National Park, rare and expensive morel mushrooms have hunters on the prowl.

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Filed under: Disaster • Environment • Foraging • Heat • Local Food


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  1. Ally

    Boy...what a waste of delicious morels. You'd think there would be some way the forest service could send teams of well-trained workers into the less dangerous areas to pick them. Morel sales would fill the forest service's coffers a lot quicker than a bake sale!

    May 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | Reply
    • Thinking things through

      Agreed! I'd eat morels before most bake sale goodies!

      May 13, 2014 at 5:40 pm | Reply
    • Really?

      You're not breathing the same air as the rest of us.

      May 15, 2014 at 6:59 am | Reply
      • Thinking things through

        Grin, most likely not. I've weaned myself off the appreciation of most sugar.

        May 15, 2014 at 7:03 am | Reply
        • Ally

          I've never been a sugar fan either. :-)

          May 16, 2014 at 3:09 pm |
    • Really? @ Ally

      You're definitely not breathing the same air as the rest of us.

      May 15, 2014 at 7:08 am | Reply

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