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Old 01-19-2005, 06:50 PM
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is it true that turkeys eat those sponge mushrooms that you find in the woods??
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Old 01-19-2005, 08:09 PM
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Absolutely. I know that they eat the common morrels, and the orange ones in the fall that look like toadstools....I can't think of the name of those....
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Old 01-20-2005, 04:39 AM
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A turkey will eat anything that doesn't eat it first
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Old 01-20-2005, 05:57 AM
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Yeah, they'll eat just about anything....including all those quail and grouse chicks, and even fawns. Seriously! That's what some folks would have you believe as to why there are now so many turkeys, while we have shrinking populations of grouse, quail, and deer.
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Old 01-20-2005, 01:46 PM
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I hunt Morells and have seen Turkrys in the patches I hunt never seen one eat a mushroom. I belive they look for bugs among them. I find mushrooms where Turkeys scratch.
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