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Old Apr 27, 2009, 8:29 pm   #1
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Traverse city--oh my smellinmorelin!!!!

I was out cutting wood...walked over to a small poplar stand where I usually find a few and what a find...I have never found black morels like this...
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Old Apr 27, 2009, 8:42 pm   #2
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Re: Traverse city--oh my smellinmorelin!!!!

Oh Yeah!!
Them's some sweet looking shrooms there! In cut wood situations, I find many monsters that just have a obviously different look to them for being black morels. Are they a different kind of black? I dunno and don't care cause they taste great! Congrats on the finds!!
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Old Apr 27, 2009, 9:55 pm   #3
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Nice Ed, real nice,mike
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Old Apr 27, 2009, 10:01 pm   #4
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Nice looking morels Ed !
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Old Apr 27, 2009, 10:14 pm   #5
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Congratz Ed!!! I know I've only ever found 1 Black that size, with that much BLACK color to it. And I said,,,,, YAHOO!!!! so loud, I'm sure you may have even heard it!!!

Good for you man,,,,,, Brad
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Old Apr 28, 2009, 12:42 am   #6
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.... nice find there....
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Old Apr 28, 2009, 5:48 am   #7
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Re: Traverse city--oh my smellinmorelin!!!!

Ed, We've found some like that, but haven't been back to that place in several years.

These are very meaty ( almost like the yellows) and so black that you fingers are stained as soon as you touch em. Right?

These are the kind that miker calls the "True" Blacks.

Pic one shows some imature ones up to mature.
But the ones you are holding in pic 2 are the real deal bud!

Go back there "at least" every other day, for the next week.
Believe it or not, those ones you're holding are not full grown yet.
Yeah. They get even bigger and blacker! True!

These are hard to find, and only grow when conditions are just right to their liking. Also their growing season seems to be shorter than the normal blacks.

I'm no expert, and only found them in one spot.
But we went back to that spot time and time again, and even tho the general season may be good, that spot may or not produce. My motto is when you find those... Guard the spot location with your life, and get them when they are there. They may not be there every year.

Those are the very best Black Morels I've ever ate!

Congratulations, and I'm very Jealous.
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In the process I accidentally deleted your links to your original larger photo's. You can post the links again either by reply or editing your 1st post. Sorry, but I got excited by them. LOL
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Old Apr 28, 2009, 7:54 am   #8
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Great find...congrats.
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Old Apr 28, 2009, 11:21 am   #9
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that had to have been such a rush to spot them, my heart rate went up just looking at your pics.thanks for sharing.
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Old Apr 28, 2009, 4:10 pm   #10
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Now the blood is pumpin'
Way to go!
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