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First time poster here. Have watched this site for couple years. I was out in JoDaviess on family farm for Saturday and Sunday. All friends family and neighbors said it was too cold and they weren't out yet. Saturday from noon until 3 I found 37 greys, all around 3 -4 inches. All under and around 10 inch May apples under elms. They were not every where. In fact on 60 acres they were only in a 40 foot area. Rest of farm they were not up yet. East facing slope, on flat part just into the woods before it forms hill side. No leaves on trees so it had good sunlight, and that small flat part looked like it held moisture better than the hill side. Next weekend should be good. Just lucky to find them, but that spot always produces. They were delicious. Good luck everyone.
 

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Haven't been back since then, but going up Tuesday and Wednesday. It rained yesterday, today and is expected to rain Sunday and Monday. Making Tuesday and Wednesday worth the trip. Will let you know.
 

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I wholesale 85% to 3 niche restaurants and individuals, give 10% to friends and family and eat the rest. Found 13 pounds today, its getting better and better looking like rain tonight/tomorrow. Already found a few burnt/rotting yellows today.
 

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Tuesday was 2 morels and three ticks. Wednesday was 96 morels small to large, all yellows. One tree gave up 51 in a 15 circle around it. They were in the thickest cover where the ground retained the most moisture on northeast side of hill. Lots of cuts from thorns but well worth it.
 
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