Archive for Ohio Morel Hunting

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.

Ohio mushroom season is just around the corner!

Soon flocks of Ohioans will take to the woods with their walking sticks and mushroom sacks in hand!

They will be looking for the Morel mushrooms!

Ohio Morel Mushroom

Ohio Morel Mushroom

Ohio morel hunting is quickly becoming a favorite pastime for enthusiasts looking to spend some quality time outdoors. The reward of the time well spent is the tasty Morel mushroom!