Mushroom Collecting in Flathead National Forest

By | April 20, 2016

Morel mushrooms. Fotolia Photo

More on mushrooms. The Flathead Beacon reports that the arrival of warm weather and sunlight brings with it an adventurous season for mushroom picking. Many kinds of edible mushrooms grow throughout the forests of Flathead County, including morels, chanterelles, shaggy mane, puffballs, boletes, and oyster mushrooms. The Forest Service welcomes mushroom collecting on the Flathead National Forest, but emphasizes caution when foraging for mushrooms. Some poisonous mushrooms occur in this region and can be hard to distinguish from edible species. Read the full story here.

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