Morel mushrooms: A big collection by a father and his sons includes really big yellow morels

Chad Hrechko and his sons, Reed and Brant, had the kind of day hunting morel mushrooms that earns Morel of the Week.

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Reed Hrechko celebrates a big yellow morel mushroom. Photo provided

Reed Hrechko celebrates a big yellow morel mushroom.

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On Wednesday, Chad Hrechko and his sons, Reed and Brant, had quite a day hunting morel mushrooms. They found close to five pounds, including some big yellows in Grundy County. The yellows signal the later part of the season.

Brant Hrechko holds one of the big yellows on a day good enough to earn MOTW. Provided photo

Brant Hrechko holds one of the big yellows on a day good enough to earn MOTW.

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MOTW, the celebration of foraging for morel mushrooms in spring, runs Wednesdays in the Sun-Times as warranted. Submit nominations by message on Facebook (Dale Bowman), on Twitter (@BowmanOutside) and Instagram (@BowmanOutside) or email (BowmanOutside@gmail.com).

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