It’s a miracle
Story by Theresa Curry
In abandoned orchards and in secret spots often guarded jealously by families, people are gathering morels, the distinctive mushrooms that pop up literally overnight after a spring rain. They’re often called “merkels” because these meaty and indescribable delicacies are stars among the thousands of miracles of spring in the mountains. Veteran hunters swear that finding a dead elm tree is the key to a morel bonanza. There’s a website for devoted morel hungers with tips for finding, cooking and storing.
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