U.S. National Forest Service forester Marty Gmelin discusses morel mushroom poaching and the 2013 Rim Fire with Reuters in the Stanislaus National Forest in California May 30, 2014. Despite a record ... more 
U.S. National Forest Service forester Marty Gmelin discusses morel mushroom poaching and the 2013 Rim Fire with Reuters in the Stanislaus National Forest in California May 30, 2014. Despite a record 'flush,' or bloom, of the tasty, wild fungi, mushroom hunters are banned from the forest because officials believe that scorched, unstable tree trunks, eroded soil and logging operations after last August's massive Rim Fire have made the area too dangerous. That means as much as $40 million in a bumper crop of morels ' ironically sparked by the same fire that is blocking hunters ' is rotting in the woods west of Yosemite Park. Photo taken May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER FOOD AGRICULTURE) less 
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Reuters | Photo By ELIJAH NOUVELAGE / REUTERS
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 10:20 AM EDT