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Monday, May 11th, 2009
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

These are called spikes, which some say is another variety of morel mushrooms. A whole lot of these have been found recently in western Mercer County. Those who know where they're found won't tell; so don't bother asking.

Related online story:
There are more than 2,000 types of wild mushrooms in Ohio. Some are poison. Some aren't, and those are the ones that get people of all ages out in early spring searching for morchella, otherwise known as morel or sponge mushrooms. [More]
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