Just keep looking. I am in east tn and have been checking the same spot for a week now. Finally got 17 yesterday. Just moved to tn from a 34 year stint in Florida so I am running blind this year. I am originally from in so I know the morel ways...somewhat.
I'm in the Clarksville area and found 3 yesterday (finally) 2 greys and a yellow!
These woods have areas where lots of sun hits it, believe it's just now starting in our area (middle TN). Taking WED/THUR/FRI off work to hunt. Look at the trees in the area you're walking. I have some great access to woods with no mushroom. 80-90% oak and hickory.
I find the most in mixed woods with ash, elm, dogwood etc in them.
You'll find them, stay at it.
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