Morel's favorite two trees are the American Elm and old Apple Tree.

The largest surviving American Elm is on Summer St. in Lanesboro, MA.

It was 5' in diameter in April 2004.  It has been treated by fungicide so no Morel will grow under this elm.

Below is a close-up of the bark of an elm tree:

Below is a healthy looking elm in Westboro.  It is 22" in diameter.

Here is what Elm flowers look like:

Here is what the seeds look like:

Below is an old apple tree in an abandoned apple orchard.  I will look forward to finding Morel here in the Spring of 2005.