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Old Apr 20, 2016, 5:41 pm   #1
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Leaf blower mushroom hunting....

I have about 4 acres in southern Jackson, Mi. lots of leaves. I mean LOTS!. Would a leaf blower tear the morels out of the ground?
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Old Apr 22, 2016, 12:21 pm   #2
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Re: Leaf blower mushroom hunting....

I would not think so, but there is only one way to find out.
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Old Apr 23, 2016, 12:39 pm   #3
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Yea I figure it worth a shot.
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Old Apr 27, 2016, 12:50 pm   #4
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Re: Leaf blower mushroom hunting....

Please its bad enough watching the mexicans with there rakes in the woods .. If you tear up the roots for your morels then your not doing your self any favors to have many more..
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Old Apr 27, 2016, 12:52 pm   #5
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Thanks for the racist reply. It was not appreciated.
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Old Apr 28, 2016, 10:09 am   #6
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Re: Leaf blower mushroom hunting....

please please please, do not use a leaf blower. if you remove the leaves, you remove the material that keeps the ground from evaporating all the water out of it. the leaves are beneficial and you need to just be patient and wait for them to poke up. if you rape the ground of leaves, you're going to destroy habitat and environment for not just mushrooms, but many other organisms that exist in the woods. if you find some, just pick what you can see and be thankful that you got them. tearing the leaf litter apart accomplishes nothing and is not good for the ecosystem.
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Old Apr 28, 2016, 10:09 am   #7
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Yeah that statement was very inappropriate. Did I mention that my husband is Mexican.
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Old Apr 28, 2016, 1:35 pm   #8
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When I seen Joe`s comment, I took it as the illegals that are hired by commercial harvesters that raid public lands. Use racks to rape the land and take morels. It pisses me off too. Not the nationality of the pickers, the fact that commercial harvesters rape our public land.
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Old Apr 28, 2016, 1:37 pm   #9
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Since only Mexicans can be illegals right?
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Old Apr 28, 2016, 1:43 pm   #10
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The only ones I have seen racking the woods spoke Spanish. They came in on a bus. Looked Mexican to me. I do not believe any one said any thing about only Mexicans can be illegal.
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