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Forum: Open Discussion Jun 13, 2018, 7:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Feeling at peace

That was a very touching post.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Open Discussion May 22, 2018, 9:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Black Bears Near Cadillac.

Josh

That was a pretty cool experience! I'm sorry you didn't find any shrooms though.
What do you think was the reason you didn't find any? Too early? Too late? Too dry?
I was going to head...
Forum: Open Discussion May 22, 2018, 9:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Black Bears Near Cadillac.

Josh

That was a pretty cool experience! I'm sorry you didn't find any shrooms though.
What do you think was the reason you didn't find any? Too early? Too late? Too dry?
I was going to head...
Forum: Open Discussion May 17, 2018, 7:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Wintergreen

I've never found them in wintergreen and therefore have stopped looking there. Interesting that you've found some in the winter green.
Forum: Open Discussion May 17, 2018, 7:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Morel Picking

Jon

It was scary dry! Like don't bring your dragon mushroom hunting with you or you'll burn down the forest dry!

I just got back from wasting 100.00 in gas (doesn't take much to spend that...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? May 15, 2018, 3:02 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By celticcurl
Re: BJ'S in Gaylord

I screwed up and have to work until 9. :-( I hope you all have a nice time.
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? Apr 20, 2018, 7:30 am
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Spring Dinner 2018...?

BJ's is good for me too. I'll see if Kathiann can go with me again. She really liked the crab legs. Or maybe I can get my hubby to come. If he eats crab legs he'll puke... so I think he'll stick...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 19, 2018, 8:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Morels Are On My Mind!

This quote of Frank's should go down in history as one of the most beautiful things ever said.

"Don't be sad when awaking from those dreams Jochs. Just realize that it is a memory which came...
Forum: Interest in having a Spring Dinner 2018? Apr 19, 2018, 8:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Spring Dinner 2018...?

So May 13th is Mother's Day this year? Hot dog! I should be able to attend! I volunteered to work Mother's day weekend because of Frank's passing. Now it looks like I can go. We need to...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 6, 2018, 4:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Some Tips For Morel Hunting in MI.

This is how I dress to go shrooming.

Leggins covered by thick jeans.

Thin socks covered by wool socks covered by tall rubber boots.

Turtle neck covered by shirt with pockets covered by...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 6, 2018, 3:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By celticcurl
Re: How to tell it's Spring

How to tell it's Spring in MI?

Look out the window... if your sap bags are blowing sideways and there is white stuff falling from the sky... it is Spring!
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 1, 2018, 9:35 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Donate in memory of Frank

I didn't think there would be a dinner this year so I volunteered to work mother's day weekend.

I could make it the week after or after that.
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 31, 2018, 9:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Donate in memory of Frank

I was hoping to hand some cash to Frank at BJ's again this year. :cry:
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 31, 2018, 9:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By celticcurl
Re: 2018 Buzzard Report

They've been here in ingham Co for well over a month. They found lots of roadkill to eat so they are taking their time getting up your way :-)

The number of dead deer in ditches is amazing this...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 2, 2018, 11:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,317
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Legality of picking wild leeks on public

Except in a wildlife food plot, this subdivision does not apply to picking and removing mushrooms, berries, and edible fruits or nuts for personal use."

I know this was an old thread but it came...
Forum: Open Discussion Nov 5, 2017, 8:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Another first

I haven't given hope hope for more hens yet. I found a few pounds of Entoloma abortivum today. Boy was I surprised! Sill doing okay with the Flammunlina velutipes and sort of okay with the...
Forum: Open Discussion Oct 27, 2017, 9:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By celticcurl
Re: First freeze 2017

My furnace came on the other night! It's not even November! The furnace is NOT supposed to come on until November! Does the furnace think I'm made of money and can afford to feed it in October? ...
Forum: Open Discussion Oct 27, 2017, 9:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Another first

The only hens I found were before September 14. I only picked 3 this year before I left for TN for 3 weeks.

I've been looking since I've been back and have found nothing. In the past few weeks...
Forum: Open Discussion Oct 14, 2017, 9:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Elm Oyster???

I couldn't get the image to enlarge so I'm just going by what I can see in the thumbnail image but I'd say those were oysters. Did they smell good... perhaps a bit like anise?

Sorry I didn't see...
Forum: Happy Birthday to you... Sep 16, 2017, 10:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Debbie

Happy birthday Debbie. I wish I could have met you at the Spring dinner this! Maybe next year! I hope you got to go out to eat today... maybe some place with a really good buffet!
Forum: Open Discussion Sep 7, 2017, 8:33 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Anyone finding anything edilble?

I've been doing pretty well with the yellow pored chickens. It seems they aren't dependent on the rain as much as other mushrooms.

I found one small hen of the woods yesterday growing about 3...
Forum: Open Discussion Aug 22, 2017, 8:23 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Anyone finding anything edilble?

It has been so extremely dry here in Ingham county this year that almost nothing is growing. We get an occasional rain that causes the
Leucoagaricus americanus ...
Forum: Open Discussion May 20, 2017, 4:36 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,245
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Spring 2017...Morel Predicitons.

Sorry Jeff. Where in the UP did you find the morels. We are trying to time our run up to Grand Marais.
I haven't seen any ticks this year. I put permetherin on my clothes. So far so good.
...
Forum: Open Discussion May 20, 2017, 3:40 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,245
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Spring 2017...Morel Predicitons.

Jeff, where about? The friend I brought to the dinner has a home in the Grand Marais area.
Forum: Open Discussion May 9, 2017, 5:33 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Garlic Mustard--Reason For Concern?

I have found morels growing in the garlic mustard. I also try to pull it and eat it... but it's rather horrible when cooked.

If you do pull it be sure to dispose of it in a trash can so it can't...
Forum: Open Discussion May 7, 2017, 8:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,815
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Michigan Morel group hunt 2017?

Is there going to be a group hunt before the dinner?
Forum: Open Discussion May 7, 2017, 7:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Cadillac

So, you think it hasn't gotten into full shroom up there Frank? Do you think we will find a lot next weekend in the Gaylord area? After this weekends waste of gas I'm thinking of blowing it off but...
Forum: Open Discussion May 6, 2017, 8:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Cadillac

Eric, I only found 5 small blacks in the Cadillac area. I've never hunted up there so it could be I just didn't know what I was doing. One of them was spored out and stood less than 3 inches tall.
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 15, 2017, 9:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Mlive article on early morels

That was a pretty nice article. Makes me happy to see all those pretty morels. Maybe I can go find some Monday now that I'm done studying cuz I "got certified" today.

I want to go out tomorrow...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 9, 2017, 9:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,815
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Michigan Morel group hunt 2017?

How about today or tomorrow, or both? I'm going to head out to check my black spot but I'm not expecting to find anything. I'll be surprised if I find a gyromitra.

I'm hoping to see my little...
Forum: Open Discussion Apr 2, 2017, 8:16 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,815
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Michigan Morel group hunt 2017?

When and where have you in mind? End of the month?
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 31, 2017, 10:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,815
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Michigan Morel group hunt 2017?

Lets do it! Weekdays are best for me but I can try to take off a Sat or Sun.
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 16, 2017, 10:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By celticcurl
Re: 2017 Buzzards... they are back...

I'm happy to report they are everywhere in my area. I saw all sorts of them coming home from work yesterday. They have a lot of frozen dinners available at the moment.
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 13, 2017, 3:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By celticcurl
Re: 2017 Buzzards... they are back...

I haven't seen any buzzards since the day I saw 6 of them. I'm not really sure on the date but it's been about 3 weeks.
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 9, 2017, 3:00 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By celticcurl
Cantharellus indiocolor aka Hairy Chanterelle

My husband gave me Chris Matherly's book "250 Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms" for Valentine's Day (he really loves me) and I can't locate this mushroom online using Google or Yahoo search.

Has...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 7, 2017, 9:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Another opening season is coming fast.

I found my first morels after the elm and maple outside my bedroom window was struck by lightning way back in the mid to late 90's. It damaged the maple and of course killed the elm.

I was...
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 9, 2017, 8:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Video accuracy?

Thanks for the reply Frank.

As for the false chants in that video they certainly are not Jack-o-lanterns. I would love for Mushroom Jack to weigh in on this. I might send this video to Chris...
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 8, 2017, 9:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By celticcurl
Video accuracy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKVFdK3GIPg

Is the info in this video accurate? I'm curious, what is the proper name for this "false chanterelle"?

It's a pretty good video, but not as good as...
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 8, 2017, 9:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Morels Are On My Mind!

I'm getting the fever big time!

I sit in front of the computer watching videos of mushrooms while dusting off my old burn morels from last year. I must have done a lousy job field cleaning...
Forum: Open Discussion Jan 29, 2017, 9:36 am
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Once I find out how to post video...

LOL How cute! The first time I ever called a mushroom "mushy" was when I saw a squirrel with a bolete running up a tree. I was yelling at the squirrel, "show me your mushy, show me your mushy".
...
Forum: Open Discussion Jan 26, 2017, 9:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Once I find out how to post video...

Those darned factory resets! I've lost some good stuff over the years too. I would have loved to seen that video!
Forum: Open Discussion Nov 27, 2016, 10:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Lyme disease

Research Bartonellosis caused by the bartonella virus, also called cat scratch fever. Read deeply on this topic, don't just glance at one or two articles. There has been some interesting new...
Forum: Open Discussion May 15, 2016, 4:57 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Avatar/ online name origins...

I have long curly hair and am half Irish.
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 20, 2016, 7:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By celticcurl
Re: 2016 Buzzards

They've been back in Ingham Co for 2 weeks. It's so nice to see them.
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 14, 2016, 5:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By celticcurl
Re: 2016 season thoughts? Crazy weather?

Went out to my black spot and looked around the rocks and didn't see anything. Not much green yet. A bit of chickweed which hasn't flowered and some hepatica that hasn't flowered. Lots of frogs...
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 10, 2016, 9:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,032
Posted By celticcurl
Re: First Morel in Michigan?

Sure looks real. I choose to believe it! Gonna go looking Sunday! Don't want to get out there too early and trample them but how can one resist?
Forum: Open Discussion Mar 7, 2016, 3:37 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,517
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Why not... Season Predictions?

I sure hope it's a very very very early season. You know what I went and did? Got asked to house sit in Tacoma again and said yes. So I'll be missing this Michigan morel season again.

BUT.......
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 14, 2016, 10:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,517
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Why not... Season Predictions?

I'm not doing anything today. We could go hunt frozen oysters and velvet feet. lol
Forum: Open Discussion Feb 12, 2016, 4:02 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,517
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Why not... Season Predictions?

I can't take much more of winter, Jeff! It's been mild compared to the last two years but still............... I'm going stir crazy today because it's so cold and windy. We only have two or three...
Forum: Open Discussion Jan 31, 2016, 8:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By celticcurl
Re: Don't reheat mushrooms?

Thanks for the replies. It was a bit of a crap article.
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