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Wyatt Harrison, left, and dad Shane Harrison show two morel mushrooms they found last week. The two mushrooms together weighed more than 2/3 of a pound.

Louisiana father passes knowledge and passion for mushrooming to son

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:35 pm

It’s wild mushroom season in northeastern Missouri, one of Shane Harrison’s favorite times of year. Harrison, 40, of Louisiana, has hunted wild mushrooms since he was five. That’s when he starting scouring the Lincoln Hills for morels and other species with his dad, Richard Harrison. Now Harrison is teaching the same tricks of the trade to his son, Wyatt Harrison, who is 10. “I love doing it,” Harrison said last

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