The BlogDog will surely sit up and take notice of this regarding a mushroom boom in Alaska. I certainly know the thought of all those morels sets my mouth to watering. Here is the summary:
Morel mushrooms, treasured for French cooking, often thrive on land in the year following a forest fire, and Alaska set records in scorched earth last year.I love to cook with mushrooms though have never had the inclination to cook with some of the more expensive morels that appear ready to flourish in Alaska. I guess it's my Scottish thriftiness at work, though if I find a local source or make a roadtrip to Alaska this could change.