Im sure they do. Find elms and cedars but Im afraid the season in almost if not already over. I live on the East side of Texas about 45min away from the La border and they are almost all gone here. Found some 2 days ago and they were to far gone. 80's today.
I am out of town a lot but perhaps someone would like to organize a foraging outing in SW Louisiana through the mycological society in Houston or the guy who takes people on trips South of Fort Polk. I know also some people have been growing various mushroom varieties now, maybe morels could be introduced.
How to Propagate Morel Mushrooms. The morel mushroom (Morchella), an expensive delicacy resembling a tiny sea sponge, appears for only a few months in spring on woodland hillsides; hunting them requires skill and persistence. After success with less-demanding relatives, such as the common button...
I have propagated tiny dried slivers of bolete mushrooms before but never tried morels. They say you can do it now. It was once thought impossible.
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