Archive for April 13, 2013

Tips for finding Morels in Ohio

Quite often people ask about more hunting tips. Here are some of my tips for successfully finding Morels here in Ohio.

Tips for finding Morels in Ohio

Tips for finding Morels in Ohio

Tip #1

If you don’t spend time in the woods, you’re not going to find them. Plain and simple. Far to often do you hear people talk about spending just a few minutes in the woods and not finding any. Then giving up. Morel’s are hard to spot, let alone find. The more time in the woods, the more chance of finding them! Read more

Leafsnap – A mushroom hunters must have for tree identification!

LeafSnap – an electronic field guide app for mobile phone users!

Use LeafSnap to identify trees by bark, leaf, fruit, bud, etc..

Even scan your leaf and let it do the work for you with your phone!

LeafSnap iPhone App

LeafSnap iPhone App

Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.

Leafsnap contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark. Leafsnap currently includes the trees of the Northeast and will soon grow to include the trees of the entire continental United States.