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Morels
« on: December 23, 2017, 06:42:28 PM »
I'm going to take the family out for morels this spring. Can any one give me some guidance? All general or specific information is helpful. I have good luck with the chanties but don't know anything about the morels other than eastern Washington, near last year's fires, in the spring

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Re: Morels
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 11:50:14 PM »
I'm also going to be looking for them in the Spring.
Tagging along.

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Re: Morels
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2018, 05:14:24 AM »
You said everything you need to know about morels. Ea Wa, Fires, Spring

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Re: Morels
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2018, 05:46:21 AM »
Plenty on the west side as well....
- big cottonwood flats
- they start popping at lower elevations first and work up
- watch for the cottonwoods to bud up that's a good indicator on timing (usually sometime just before Easter)
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Re: Morels
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 05:59:06 AM »
Thimble caps (verpa bohemica) will start in late February on the West side and there will also be some blond morels mixed in. In late march, early April, the conicas will start showing up in the south Cascades. Thinned Douglas fir and ponderosa stands will have them. Burn morels will start in June and can continue as late as Mid-July.
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Re: Morels
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2018, 06:00:08 PM »
Thanks for the input. Can any one expand on the great info for wet side morel opportunities?

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Re: Morels
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2018, 11:00:56 AM »
Cottonwoods along river banks for the thimble caps and blonds. Conicas are very hard to find in the western part. At least get into the Cascades. Goldendale and Skamania Co. are good in late March to April.
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Re: Morels
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2018, 11:35:14 PM »
Thanks pianoman.

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Re: Morels
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2018, 08:17:01 PM »
Getting close  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Morels
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2018, 12:54:30 PM »
Is anyone finding westside morels yet?

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Re: Morels
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2018, 07:11:21 PM »
Soon I'm thinking...... Nice warm weather, hopefully by the last week of March....

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Re: Morels
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2018, 08:40:57 AM »
Looking forward to this.

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Re: Morels
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2018, 06:37:18 AM »
Found my first morels on the Westside yesterday. All Grey's, as is typical for the early morels.  Wide variety in size, most are just popping.  I'm near the salt, they're always earlier here and extend into the first couple weeks of April. Good luck folks!

I've never done east side burn morels, if anyone wants to offer info on timing I'd greatly appreciate it.

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Re: Morels
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2018, 07:22:11 AM »
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Re: Morels
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2018, 08:35:28 AM »
Just a reminder that people are more likely to have a reaction to the false morels(ones by cottonwoods) that the true morels(fire area's) in my experience.

 

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