Janet Hackert, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Harrison County, University of Missouri Extension
Mushrooms are in season. You do not need a license to hunt them, but if you want to sell them a licensed or certified inspector must attest to their safety first.
When hunting mushrooms, it is important to be 100% sure that the mushrooms you find are safe to eat. For example, morel mushrooms vary in size and color, but one identifying factor for them is their hollow, cone- or globe-shaped head connected at the base to a hollow neck…
For more information and resources on hunting, selling and preparing mushrooms, see the full version of this article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/foodsafetyarticles/fdsfty84.htm