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Tom Nauman from Morel Mania writes a column for Adventure Sports Outdoors and Consumer Che

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Article Archives

February 2017- Morel Booster #26
- Morel Sightings Winners
- Midwest Morel Fest Wrap-Up
- Morel Mania Schedule

March 2016- Morel Booster #25
- It' That Time of Year
- Midwest Morel Fest
- Morel Boot Camp in Missouri
- Learn More About Morels in Ohio

January 2015 - Morel Booster #24
- Indiana Mushroom Inspection Classes
- Morel Mania Tour 2015
- Midwest Morel Fest, Save the Date

November 2014 - Morel Booster #23
- About Those Elms
- September Morels found in Arizona!
- New Products

March 2014 - Morel Booster #22
- Predictions for the Season
- Midwest Morel Fest
- 2014 Morel Festivals

February 2014 - Morel Booster #21
- This and That
- Psssst!

April 2013 - Morel Booster #20
- Larry Lonik
- 2013 Season Is Looking Great
- Midwest Morel Fest
- Morel Mania Appearances
- Mushroom Festivals

March 2013 - Morel Booster #19
- The Season Has Already Begun
- Midwest Morel Fest
- Introducing the Burr Paw
- Morel Mania Appearances
- Other Mushroom Festivals
- $5,000 Purse for Iowa Morel Contest!
- When To Star Looking

January 2013 - Morel Booster #18
- My New Year's Resolution
- Mushroom Poisonings
- Beware the Purple Trees!
- FUNGI Magazine

November 2011 - Morel Booster #17
- Late Season Morels
- Fall Mushrooms
- A Great Day!
- Tater Sack Tree

August 2011 - Morel Booster #16
- 2011 Morel Season
- New Products / A Morel Scented Candle & Morel Rain Gauge

April 2011 - Morel Booster #15
- Morel Season is Here!
- A Love Story/Plants & Fungi
- National Morel Mushroom Festival.

February 2011 - Morel Booster #14
- Midwest Morel Fest.

January 2011 - Morel Booster #13|
- Midwest Morel Fest.

December 2010 - Morel Booster #12
- Morels in the Snow - With Bears!
- Bad Rap for Mushrooms.

November 2010 - Morel Booster #11
- What's the Difference/Shroom Sack vs. Spore Spreader.
- Mushrooms Fighting Cancer.
- 18 Deaths Reported from Mushroom Hunting!

October 2010 - Morel Booster #10
- Baked Potato Mushrooms.
- Not the Usual Walk in the Woods.
_ A Rose By Any Other Name/Scientific Names.

September 2010 - Morel Booster #9
- Late Summer/Fall Mushrooms.
- . . . and Then the Dog Died!

August 2010 - Morel Booster #8
- Morel Season/2010.
- Stinkhorns
- Ash Trees and Morels.
- Cultivated Morels.

May 2010 - Morel Booster #7
- Tick Key to Safely Remove Ticks.
- Season Report.
- Readers Write / Emerald Ash Borer.
- Mushroom Licenses.
- Morel Found Growing in Window Well.

April 2010 - Morel Booster #6
- They're Back!
- Spore Spreader Soon Available.
- Contaminated Morels?

March 2010 - Morel Booster #5
- The Dreams
- Herbie the Elm Succumbs to Dutch Elm Disease.

February 2010 - Morel Booster #4
- Following the Season North.

January 2010 - Morel Booster #3
- Thanksgiving Morels.
- Who the Heck is Bob?
- When Will My Morel Season Begin?
- What Percentage of Available Morels Get Harvested Each Year?

December 2009 - Morel Booster #2
- Morels May Grow!
- Gyromitras & Verpas
- News on Morelfilm

December 2009 - Morel Booster #1
- Welcome.
- 50th National Morel Fest

November 2009 - The Stick That Started It All

September, 2008 - Edible Mushrooms in Autumn

November, 2007 - Tom Takes a New York Times Reporter on a Quest for Autumn Mushrooms

March 2006 - And You Thought You Were A Mushroom Fanatic

August 2005 - Goodbye Elm. HELLO MORELS!

May 2005 - Mushroom Hunting: Illinois Law

April, 2003 - New Growing & Cleaning Techniques

June, 2002 - Magnolia Results

May, 2002 - Roots

March, 2002 - When& Where?

February, 2002 - Magnolia

January, 2002 - Recipes

December, 2001 - Motherlode

November, 2001 - Stumpies, Frosties, Grassies

October, 2001 - Honeys

July, 2001 - Grandpa

June, 2001 - Order of Consumption

May, 2001 - Techniques

April, 2001 - The Serious Side of Mushrooming

March, 2001 - Following the Season North

February, 2001 - Observations from Wisconsin

January, 2001 - Field Guides and a Special Offer

December, 2000 - A False Alarm

November, 2000 - Basic Survival Skills

October, 2000 - Wait 'til Next Year

June, 2000 - A Dissappointing Season

May, 2000 - Illinois State Morel Mushroom Hunting Championship Wrap-up

April, 2000 - The Season Begins

March, 2000 - Mushroom Liars Contest

January, 2000 - Mushroom Propagation (continued)

December, 1999 - The Missing Knife

November, 1999 - Mushroom Propagation

October, 1999 - Mushroom Hunting Excursions

July, 1999 - A Great Year

June, 1999 - A National Champion

May, 1999 - The Dreams

April, 1999 - Morels 101

January, 1999 - Fall Morels in Texas

December, 1998 - Dangers in the Woods

November, 1998 - Fall Mushrooms

June, 1998 - Do Morels Grow?

May, 1998 - State Championship Results

April, 1998 - A Very Early Season!

March, 1998 - Unfamiliar Woods

February, 1998 - An Early Spring?

January, 1998 - A New Mushroom Hunting Method

December, 1997 - Mushroom Oddities

November, 1997 - Frequently Asked Questions

October, 1997 - Oysters, Shaggy Manes, and Thanks

September, 1997 - Fall Mushrooms and "Road Hunting"

August, 1997 - Golf Balls and Boletes

July, 1997 - Meadow Mushrooms

June, 1997 - Two Great Days

May, 1997 - The 1997 Season

April, 1997 - Morels for Christmas Dinner

March, 1997 - Beyond the Dead Elms