Learning for Life: Morel mushrooms

Morel mushrooms on the peninsula

It may be close to the morel mushroom season, if you are looking for some of these treasures, UAF Cooperative Extension Service has a publication on morel mushrooms. This publication is entitled, “Collecting, Preserving &Using Morel Mushrooms.” You will be provided information on field identification, sustainable harvesting methods, storing, freezing and drying processes. There is a list of suggested guidebooks and websites.

Find more information at “The Great Morel: A Tribute to Shroomers,” www.thegreatmorel.com/info.html or at www.uaf.edu/seagrant/NewsMedia/01ASJ/06.29.01morels.html.

This Cooperative Extension Service publication and others are available for free in our office or downloadable at www.uaf.edu/ces.

Submitted by Linda Tannehill, UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Kenai Peninsula District, Health, Home and Family Development.

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