There is a fine line between optimism and silliness. Most of you are crossing it. You are absolutely ignorant if you think you will see a morel anywhere in Illinois in the next couple of weeks. Check the forecast, look at the ground temps, and by all means read up on this delicious morsel we hunt. Nature is not going to be popping morels in Illinois anytime soon. Also... Quit blessing everyone on gods behalf in your posts. It is arrogant to assume you have the power to give gods blessings.