april - may
These mushrooms can be enjoyed after gently cooking them for a long time, ensuring that all of the water released during cooking has evaporated. This is because Morels naturally contain some toxins which are destroyed through cooking. They are sold fresh, frozen and dried.
True Morels are symbiotic mushrooms which only grow in spring in predominantly sandy, very damp soils.
They have a distinctive spherical or oval cap with an irregular honeycomb appearance. The dark yellow or golden hymenium is found within the honeycomb structures. They have a short, hollow, yellowy-white stipe. The most notable feature of this mushroom is that the cap cannot be separated from the stipe.
Eat only after cooking for a long time