Contact Us

Morel Mushroom Pickers in Montana Beware of These Mushrooms

Attention Mushroom pickers! There are some good mushrooms and bad ones out there. This time of year you do find Morel pickers and foragers about so this is a good reminder.

Mushroom Appreciation breaks down some of the mushrooms you need to be aware of: Little Brown Mushrooms are very common and they are not edible! You see these a lot while out on hikes regularly.

The Amanita mushroom is considered one of the deadliest mushrooms, there are different types of these and ones is pictures below. Sometimes is called ‘Death Cap’.

Autumn in Ivanovo Region, Russia
(Photo by Vladimir SmirnovTASS via Getty Images)

This is the big one though is the “False Morel”, yes a mushroom that can semi pass for a morel which is a popular picked mushroom. Be careful! This can cause many issues, such as vomiting, dizziness, and even death.

Subscribe to 94.9 KYSS FM on

Some tips for identifying bad mushrooms are warts and scales on top, and the umbrella shaped top is a big sign too. Although that is commonly the type of mushroom we eat, you should be cautious.

Best of KYSS

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KYSS Corral quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KYSS Corral contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.