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Just a heads up to those that hunt morels. Season is booming after what I thought would be a pretty poor show. Ive been checking patches over the past few weeks with no fruit to show but yesterday they were everywhere, had a lazy stroll with my girl and the kids and got just over 2kg. If I put some time in I believe that number could have been easily tripled. Get out to the granite country folks, these lil babies are delicious and well worth the effort!!

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hey passive,

any chance you could still attempt to get some spore prints.

????

i've gotta get out a have a look in my local area too.

Cheers for the heads up,

Ob.

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Any vague directions for us geologically inept hunters out there?

I am STINGING to get out and hunt some of these bad boys!

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PD, did you take any photos of your morels? Love to see a pic of a little bunch of them.

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do these grow in wa?

also some pics would be great

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I did get some pics but atm am unable to upload sorry, its a pain in the arse on so many fronts tbh!

Ob, I hadnt even thought bout prints but ill give it a crack for ya, failing that would some basal myc be any good to you?

Granite, sandy granity native forest. Not too wet...... Sandy ;-)

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Hey Passive,

prints would be prefferred, but basal myc would be fine, just means i have to get my shit together a bit, time being what it is this time of year. but yes either would be great.

Cheers, Ob.

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any pointers for brisbanites to find this lovely treat

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I Just found some of these growing out of the bricks behind the coffee tin we use for an ashtray at work. I thought at first someone had dumped some rotten fruit. But it makes sense that if they like popping up in burnt out areas that an ashtray may be somewhat similar in eviroment! Allthough I am nowhere near any bushland and in a rather inner city location.

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Hey likemyc mind if I ask what part of the city you found them in as I work in the city

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osborne park!

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Ahh okay so you would work for city of Stirling or city of Perth then.... I work for the city of Perth :)

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I am surprised they can survive let alone fruit around cigarette ash peronally

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So am I!

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I live in granite country! Would they be up my way pd? Where should I look? Do they need water? As its dry as here right now

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I just found a nice patch fruiting from woodchips around an apartment complex. Black morels,I believe. This one demanded my attention..as in this case, the cap had double back over itself and was growing into the ground. Looked like a H.R Giger alien! Smelled like marzipan. I'd also just shaved ym head..and the lines of the cap were all flowing backward, and looked just like my noggan felt: ) I'm gonna go ive the patch a good watering and see what happens : )

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photos or it never happened! :P

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would have posted some photos of mine but the cleaners had swept them away by the time i got there with a camera :( I managed to find one dried up cap that I have at home to analyse when i get some time.

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would have posted some photos of mine but the cleaners had swept them away by the time i got there with a camera :( I managed to find one dried up cap that I have at home to analyse when i get some time.

Carve out a piece that hasn't been exposed to air and get it on agar :) It will come right back to life !

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Righto! now to find me some petri dishes and some agar!!! Thanks for the idea! would I need to keep it at a particular temp?

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Leaving it at room temperature is perfectly fine, thats what i would do personally.

I am not sure what temp Morel would grow best at so i would recommend erring on the side of caution rather than putting it in any kind of heating chamber.

Best of luck, keep us updated !

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look at that fucking hippy braclet u hippy :P

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god damn hippies... all they do is smoke pot and smell bad

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