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Morel Mushrooms and Insects - Harbingers of Spring

ISU Extension
A morel mushroom certification class is being held in Ames for anyone who wants to get certified to sell morel mushrooms legally in Iowa

It may be hard to believe right now, but the arrival of spring is inevitable. On this horticulture day edition of Talk of Iowa, plant pathologist Lina Rodriguez Salamanca from the Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Lab joins host Charity Nebbe to talk about an opportunity to become a certified morel mushroom hunter. Then, Iowa State University entomologist Donald Lewis previews the insects that will make a seemingly instant appearance when the weather warms up. And ISU horticulturist Cindy Haynes answers all your questions!


Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Katherine Perkins is IPR's Program Director for News and Talk