morels & forest fires

shaw shaw at
Fri Apr 26 00:12:18 EST 1996

laural6000 at (LauraL6000) wrote:

>Does it matter WHEN the forest fire was in the past year? For example, if
>there was a burn in September, is that a promising sign for morels or must
>there be a certain fallow period?

In the Sierra Nevada, the best fruiting normally seems to be the year
immediately following the fire.  The next year does not usually
produce such a large fruiting, the third year has even less, and by
the fourth year, the fun is largely over.

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