Morrel along the trail

morrel mushroom in OntarioMorrel mushrooms are always a pleasant surprise to me.  While walking the blue trail at Trent University a few weeks ago we were lucky to spot them.  This trail is not a long walk, but very enjoyable as it passes through cedar woods, along maple swamps and old fields. – Lots of different things to see as you walk along the trail.

wetland with maplesTrent U. has a nature area with a selection of trails.  And although we only walked one, some follow the banks of the Otonabee River for a bit.  In the spring these trails are quite wet and rubber boots (which we did not have) are recommended.  Local visitor centres carry a pamphlet with a map and info and the university website also provides maps and background about the trails.

And yes, for those who may be wondering, Nova Scotia also has morrels!


2 thoughts on “Morrel along the trail

  1. Ahhh, my old stomping ground. I worked at Trent for 25 years before retiring to Nova Scotia. What beautiful campus it has. And the trails are lovely. There is a lovely trail along the top of the drumlin that overlooks the campus.

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