Jen Collins scans the forest floor for tiny but tasty morel mushrooms in Estill County. The 24th annual Mountain Mushroom Festival in Irvine is April 26-27. Photo by Tom Eblen | teblen@herald-leader.com
Jen Collins scans the forest floor for tiny but tasty morel mushrooms in Estill County. The 24th annual Mountain Mushroom Festival in Irvine is April 26-27. Photo by Tom Eblen | teblen@herald-leader.com Herald-Leader
Jen Collins scans the forest floor for tiny but tasty morel mushrooms in Estill County. The 24th annual Mountain Mushroom Festival in Irvine is April 26-27. Photo by Tom Eblen | teblen@herald-leader.com Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: In Estill County, mushroom hunting is 'a way of life'

April 19, 2014 8:43 PM