morels http://michiganradio.org en UM professors lead a morel hunt inspired by the music of John Cage http://michiganradio.org/post/um-professors-lead-morel-hunt-inspired-music-john-cage <p>What do experimental <a href="http://johncage.org/">composer John Cage </a>and Ann Arbor have in common, you ask? <a href="https://www.google.com/search?q=morel+images&amp;hl=en&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;hs=F85&amp;rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&amp;prmd=imvns&amp;tbm=isch&amp;tbo=u&amp;source=univ&amp;sa=X&amp;ei=7vWFT8nSKMbItgee3OmKCA&amp;ved=0CCsQsAQ&amp;biw=1440&amp;bih=716">Morels</a>. Story goes that John Cage was something of an amateur mushroom hunter, and he used to <a href="http://www.lcdf.org/indeterminacy/s.cgi?n=114">hunt for morel</a>s in the woods around Ann Arbor.</p><p>And since Spring means <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_16839-235692--,00.html">morel hunting season in Michigan</a>, and many mushroom-enthusiasts are out foraging for the delicacy, a group in Ann Arbor is putting a musical twist on the annual spring hunt.</p><p>To celebrate what would be Cage&rsquo;s 100<sup>th</sup> birthday this year, <a href="http://michaelgurevich.com/">U of M music professor Michael Gurevich</a> teamed up with <a href="http://www.umich.edu/~mycology/">U of M mycology professor Tim James</a> for a new kind of morel hunt.</p><p>&quot;I thought, as an homage to Cage, let&rsquo;s create this performance where we tell stories, which Cage really liked to do, while hunting for edible mushrooms in the woods,&quot; explains Gurevich. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 7011 at http://michiganradio.org UM professors lead a morel hunt inspired by the music of John Cage Five recipes for the morel mushroom hunting season http://michiganradio.org/post/five-recipes-morel-mushroom-hunting-season <p>I&#39;ve heard people talk about the thrill of morel hunting in Michigan, but have never stalked one myself. My neighbor recently gave us a few morels she plucked from her backyard.</p><p>So now that we&#39;ve got some in the house, what to do with them? Eat them, or course, but what&#39;s a good way to prepare them?</p><p>Here are five moral recipes to try out this season:</p> Thu, 26 May 2011 15:47:15 +0000 Mark Brush 2654 at http://michiganradio.org Five recipes for the morel mushroom hunting season The hunt is on for morels in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/hunt-morels-michigan <p>It&rsquo;s <a href="http://thegreatmorel.com/">morel season</a> in Michigan!</p><p>May is morel month in Michigan, and people from all over comb the state for the delectable mushrooms.</p><p>Phil Tedeschi is president of the <a href="http://michiganmushroomhunters.org/">Michigan Mushroom Hunters Club</a>. He leads folks on more than 50 mushroom hunts throughout the year in southeast Michigan, starting with the first mushroom of the season: black and white morels.</p><p>Tedeschi has this advice if you&#39;re on the hunt for morels:</p> Fri, 13 May 2011 19:49:30 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 2495 at http://michiganradio.org The hunt is on for morels in Michigan