My mushroom-hunting outfit.
C with some of our finds.
Morels aren't the only interesting thing in the woods. We found many other funny-looking mushrooms, as well as these orchids, which often point the way to a good morel-spot.
I also discovered this hollow tree behind our house. It's very old and surrounded by other trees similarly singed by a long-ago fire.
We were excited to try our bounty, and the pasta dish C made of it turned out to be delicious. Suffice to say that food tastes a thousand times more wonderful when you walked around the woods for hours looking for it. We shall certainly go back for more next week. Now, if only this nice water would turn into some mushroom-inducing rain...
(all photos by C. Prince)