He loves to teach others every aspect of them including hunting, identification, growing them, cooking with them, their medicinal values, as well as. The rewards are the enjoyment of the outdoors, wildlife, scenery, and finally, eating these prized morel mushrooms. A couple of spots that produced for me last year were very very slow to start showing any signs. Morel mushroom picking in michigan mushrooming the upper peninsula of. Michigan is a wonderful activity. Chris matherly has a passion for mushrooms. Long time lurker, first time poster. Looking for morel mushrooms signs to.