If you don't know what a morel is, it's a type of wild mushroom.
This is a big yellow morel my nephew found last year.
First the small gray ones pop. In a couple weeks after that the big yellow ones will arrive.
When I was a kid, my dad went out by himself.
Now, it's a family thing.
Me, Kiddo, and Honeyman hike off into the woods with bags and mushrooming sticks and search for the little buggers.
A mushrooming stick is to keep the brush pushed aside as you walk through.
It is also in case one happens to some across a snake and you can fling it with that stick.
Sometimes we get a good haul.
I love them.
I fix them all kinds of ways.
I put 'em in casseroles and on pizza.
I just love 'em.
Last year was a lean year.
Here's hoping for a good one this time around.