Big morels: A proper send-off to Morel of the Week with “beautiful end-of-season” morel mushrooms

Danielle Wilbur and Militia Krivensky’s “beautiful end-of-season” morel mushrooms wrap up Morel of the Week. (I think.)

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Danielle Wilbur and Militia Krivensky’s “beautiful end-of-season morels” put the finishing touches on Morel of the Week. Provided photo

Danielle Wilbur and Militia Krivensky’s “beautiful end-of-season morels” put the finishing touches on Morel of the Week.

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Danielle Wilbur and Militia Krivensky found these “beautiful end-of-season morels” last week, Wilbur’s mom Dotty Gossett emailed. She indicated from Cook County. I think she meant both the young women and the morels.

I think they will end MOTW, the celebration of foraging for morel mushrooms in spring. But, just in case, nominations may be submitted by message on Facebook (Dale Bowman), on Twitter (@BowmanOutside) and Instagram (@BowmanOutside) or email (BowmanOutside@gmail.com).

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