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I hope you are right. This summer has really been slow for me in central Pa. No Black Trumpets , very few chanterelles, one chicken. I have been seeing a lot of honey mushrooms starting, but I usually don't harvest them. None of my hen trees are showing any signs yet, I just hope they are late.
 

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It's been really hit and miss for me. Here's a little story. The first year that I decided to put hens on the bucket list, I remembered that my step-Grandma used to live in a neighborhood near a local metropark. There was a neighborhood guy who would go into the park, find hens, and give her some that he had cleaned. I checked out the map, and found a parking area below a pavilion in that area, and went and checked it out. I found multiple hens around many different oaks growing along the creek down there. That was a great year, and nothing has matched it since.

I also remember it as a rather wet year. I don't know what moisture levels have to do with hen production since they are parasites on the oak tree, and don't really depend on rainfall. However, the oak tree does, so that might affect things.
I don't think moisture causes them not to fruit but I noticed some years when the humidity was real low they would barely come up and dry up. I was afraid that was going to happen this year in my area but they must have just a little late due to the warmer temps.
 
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