Morels... I Love 'em! Spring is my favorite time of the year. Just smell the morels! To get out in the woods with the smells and soft warm breezes is a pleasure. We also get plenty of exercise around the hills of northern Michigan, while walking, climbing, bending, hunting and picking spring morels. I often notice birds that I don't see any other time of year.
The grove of "candelabra" redwoods, known as the Enchanted Forest, is one of the primary reasons San Francisco's Save the Redwoods League purchased the spectacular 957-acre piece of coastline known as Shady Dell, where the gnarled old trees live.
In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or "Crooked Forest," is a mystery.