Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: BURN GANG
General Location: Sierra Nevada Mtns
International/State: California
Morels Found: 50+
False Morels: 4-5
Other Mushrooms: Zellars bolete, Amanita, yellow coral, porcini
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
eric enold
General Location: carroll county, tulip poplar forest
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: 1
False Morels: 1
Other Mushrooms: none
General Information: First ive heard of in northeast ohio, one of my early spots. Rain predicted tonight and tomorrow, should be a great year.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Timothy
General Location: alderson
International/State: Oklahoma
Morels Found: 0
Other Mushrooms: 1 russala with dark pink cap and numerous boletes.
General Information: Formerly from south eastern Iowa. Every mushroom season back in Iowa was great lots of greys and yellows every year didnt realize morels grew down in OK until i was checking out Youtube and saw some mushroom king videos of his trips to oklahoma. Im getting discouraged ive been in the woods almost every day for the last 2 weeks and havent seen anything. were the hell are they im so unfamiliar with these woods its like finding a needle in a haystack. I miss my old honey holes in IA!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Matt Shaum
General Location: south
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: 4 blacks
General Information: Just popping up.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Alek
General Location: Augusta
International/State: Georgia
Morels Found: 1
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Fawns
General Information: One fresh blonde in moss near drainage. Mind boggling only finding one because the conditions were perfect, someone else must be hunting that spot.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: jesse gibson
General Location: st.charles
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 40
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Alek
General Location: Avery Co
International/State: North Carolina
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 1
Other Mushrooms: Scarlet cups
General Information: Went looking today, bloodroot, purple and yellow violets blooming, may apples 1 to 6 inches tall, tiny buds on tulip poplars. Surprising not to find small greys or blacks, usually find blondes and greys here. Maybe a week of good weather and it will be on like donkey kong
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: moon
General Location: elkhart in.
International/State: Indiana
Morels Found: 3 small fresh blacks
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: 0
General Information: Still kinda early but going out again anyways. Got to go to find them.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Rick
General Location: Stewart Co.
International/State: Tennessee
Morels Found: 16
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: 1
General Information: Chris, this is the other shrooms we found, I'm not familiar with it, so we gave it to the gray squirell that was on point in front of us.
Chris' Comments: shrimp russula, I like them!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Rick
General Location: Stewart Co.
International/State: Tennessee
Morels Found: 16
Other Mushrooms: 1 (Russula? See next post)
General Information: 13 Blacks, 2 yellow and a grey. The blacks are ending, most were dried up but a couple of them were fresh though. On the up side the yellow are starting to pop, just need some rain which is in the forecast.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Joetta
General Location:
International/State: West Virginia
Morels Found: 1 black
General Information: been hunting for a few days, just found 1 this morning, hope we find a lot at the WV foray this weekend!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Elisha
General Location: Willamette Valley
International/State: Oregon
Morels Found: 1
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: Bollettes and Fairy Ring
General Information: Only found this golden solo morel. It looks good. Found in riparian under cotton woods on the bank of the river. Has some bug bite evidence, hope the bugs aren't a problem again this year.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Gerald
General Location: North Kansas City
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 44 gray and 4 yellow
Other Mushrooms: Numerous
General Information: Found at 1 site, 3 other site nothing
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: El More
General Location: Marion county
International/State: Illinois
Morels Found: 12
General Information: 10 blacks about 2-3
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Thodoros Karagiannis
General Location: Grevena, Greece
International/State: International
General Information: Stelios-Alex-Tsaki!!!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Daniel Lane
General Location: kansa. city
International/State: None_given
Morels Found: #4
Other Mushrooms: beefsteak
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 16, 2013  
Name: Taylor
General Location: South of Nashville
International/State: Tennessee
Morels Found: 25
False Morels: 5
General Information: 25 little grey ones. Another week should do the trick.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: kevin
General Location: Shasta County 3486'
International/State: California
Morels Found: 30
False Morels: Gyromitra gigas 2
Other Mushrooms: Amanita calyptrata
General Information: Great weather, some showers in mountains. Temp at 73 up to 3000' good numbers of fresh Morels. Went up to 4064' temp 68 not much there yet, 1 deliciosa and 1 elata. The deliciosa is not common here.Its looking to be a good season. This was a lightly logged area.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: David Smith
General Location: Jenkins
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 6
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: 0
General Information: I found 6 keepers today! Matching my total find of last year...In 2011 I found around 200...Grateful for the snow and rain we've had this year! Its gonna be a good year!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Brian
General Location: Pioneer, Amador County @ 4000'
International/State: California
Morels Found: 303
False Morels: 1
Other Mushrooms: 8 Bolete
General Information: Same logging area I've been hunting. The landings, skid trails, debris & burn piles are all loaded. This brings the 3 trip total to 1500.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Sean Carney
General Location: Central Kentucky
International/State: Kentucky
Morels Found: 10 blacks
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: turkey tales
General Information: In one of my good spots ground is a bit cool may apples have come up since a few days ago.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: MushroomAnnie
General Location: River bottoms
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 40 greys
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: bailey
General Location: bedford
International/State: Indiana
Morels Found: 2
General Information: walked four miles got back to one spot I started lokked around a ash tree and found two 1 1/2 and a 1 incher
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: MushroomAnnie
General Location: River bottoms
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 25 greys
General Information: they were found sunday the 14th
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: mls
General Location: Southeast Missouri
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 38
General Information: Just starting to pop up through the leaves in southeast missouri. Fence rows and river bottoms are where we have the best luck.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Arron
General Location: Camp Atterbury
International/State: Indiana
Morels Found: 50
General Information: Still small, some more rain and we will be finding them everywhere on Atterbury! Picked a handful to savor tonight
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Kelly West
General Location: Cole County
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 1 1/4
General Information: 4/14/13
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: momorels_now
General Location: Branson
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 21
False Morels: 1
General Information: April 13, 2013, Taney County, MO. 21 found, 2 greys, 19 yellows.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Colten Kilkenny
General Location: hocking county
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: 36
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Joel Mast
General Location: northern indiana
International/State: Indiana
False Morels: non
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: roger collins
General Location: east
International/State: Kentucky
Morels Found: 23
General Information: 23 blacks
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Lou
General Location: Charlotte NC Area
International/State: North Carolina
Morels Found: 21
False Morels: none
Other Mushrooms: Two Russulas, honey mushrooms, and large ink cups.
General Information: 1 Very large yellow and several small finger morels. Don't know if the season is getting late or if we have more time?
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Weaselwise
General Location: Charlotte Area
International/State: North Carolina
Morels Found: 15
False Morels: none
Other Mushrooms: none
General Information: Ginormous yellows around nature trail!
Chris' Comments: nice
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Bill Alford
General Location: Mifflin County
International/State: Pennsylvania
Morels Found: 1
General Information: 1 tiny black
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: hugh
General Location: central OH
International/State: Ohio
Morels Found: blacks
False Morels: 1 Gyromitra
Other Mushrooms: devil's urns, scarlet cup, spring Entolomas
General Information: we found our first blacks of the season. Both were near living elms. It's a late start, but it could be a good year
Chris' Comments: I think so also!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Rick
General Location: N.W. Shelby Co.
International/State: Tennessee
General Information: This might be a better Pict.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Rick
General Location: N.W. Shelby Co.
International/State: Tennessee
Morels Found: A Mess
General Information: Still finding small greys still around Poplars. I do not know if these are yellows or old Greys. For the most part finding in singles.
Chris' Comments: morchella esculenta
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Amber Weldon
General Location: Mexico
International/State: Missouri
Morels Found: 1
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: several
General Information: Found 1 gray in our early spot. Left to grow and got out of there so we didn't trample any. Good weather the rest of this week. WEEKEND WILL BE PRIME!!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Ted
General Location: Swain County
International/State: North Carolina
Morels Found: 30
False Morels: none
General Information: A month later than last year, this past weekend found the first deliciosas on the 11th, then on the 13th found 6 blacks and a couple of grays, then on the 14th found the first 4 yelos. Should be good over the next few weeks.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Mitch Matt aka Missouri ShroomMate
General Location: Eastern
International/State: Oklahoma
Morels Found: 51 lbs of sweetness!
General Information: 31 lbs shown here, 20 lbs already distributed before arriving home. non-stop picking Saturday sunup to sundown. Amazingly Awesome!!
Chris' Comments: now thats what I'm talking about! cool!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Mittch Matt aka Missouri ShroomMate
General Location: Eastern
International/State: Oklahoma
Morels Found: 51 lbs of sweetness!
General Information: 31 lbs shown here, 20 lbs already distributed before arriving home. non-stop picking Saturday sunup to sundown. Amazingly Awesome!!
Chris' Comments: should have sent a pic!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Shaffer Brothers
General Location: Southern Indiana
International/State: Indiana
Morels Found: 5
False Morels: 0
Other Mushrooms: 0
General Information: We found 5 blacks today, small to medium size. The season appears to be 7-10 days behind usual.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: mike
General Location: woodbury
International/State: Tennessee
Morels Found: 46
General Information: 5 gray 4 yellows the rest black
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Tyler
General Location: Edwardsville
International/State: Illinois
Morels Found: 18
General Information: Small greys popping up in usual spots.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Noah
General Location: St. Louis
International/State: Illinois
Morels Found: 30
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: connor young
General Location: walbash
International/State: Indiana
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: 12
General Information: ground is just a little to cold. rain with the worm weather should pop them up!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
hunter not finder
General Location: Gorge
International/State: Oregon
Morels Found: 0
False Morels: TONS
Other Mushrooms: lots of LBMs
General Information: I've been to everyplace I've found morels in the past, and haven't seen any. I think I need to go to the eye doctor!
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Ronald J Wildhaber
General Location:
International/State: Illinois
Morels Found: 28 grays
General Information: April 14th. Seems to be first coming. rain today should help.
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Frameman
General Location: Benton Co
International/State: Arkansas
Morels Found: 12
 

       
Date Reported: Apr 15, 2013  
Name: Bob Deist
General Location: Alton, Illinois
International/State: Illinois
Morels Found: Several greys just popping up in back yard.
General Information: Have an annual patch in back yard. Nothing last evening but after rain last night....greys started popping up this morning. Too small to pick now.