A Local Delicacy, Morel Mushrooms Are Popping Up In Woods Across Arizona

Mushrooms are such a delicious way to spruce up your cooking, and what’s more rewarding than scavenging for them yourself? The prized morel mushroom grows right here in Arizona, and this spring is prime time to go looking.

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Please remember to use the utmost caution when foraging wild mushrooms. Many edible varieties look similar (in some cases, even identical) to their poisonous counterparts. Here’s a good resource for edible mushroom identification, and we highly recommend doing your research before consuming anything you gather.

Have you ever foraged for morel mushrooms in Arizona? If so, where did you find them? Let us know in the comments section, and check out our previous article to learn more about wild mushrooms in Arizona.

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