Nevada, Missouri: Giant Morel Mushroom

30 feet tall, lights up at night. Looks like a giant's hat from a bad sword and sorcery film.
Hwy M, Nevada, MO
Hwy 71 three miles north of Nevada, east on CR M. Location approximate.
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Giant Morel Mushroom

We drove by earlier this week, and while the morel mushroom can still be seen from the highway, it is becoming quickly overgrown by foliage. I can only guess that since the sign with the web address has been removed that the business is defunct and the giant mushroom is no longer being maintained.

[Kara Foster, 08/24/2015]
Giant Morel Mushroom

You need to go past Hwy 71 north past Nevada, MO. Turn East on right on Hwy M and take diary right. Follow around to the back of the mushroom.

[Rachel Lynn Foley, 10/04/2010]

Fresh Morels dot com.

Giant Morel Mushroom

Just a few miles north of Nevada MO on Hwy 71 is a giant Morel Mushroom! I guess they grow and sell morel mushrooms there. I live pretty close by.

[Tom Maness, 03/21/2009]

The mushroom is 30 ft. tall. Can't say we care for that honking big web URL sign. That's a bad precedent for giant food (or any) statues. Makes this mushroom, if not poisonous, much less delectable as a photo op! Note: It lights up at night -- and so does the web sign. June 2014: The web address sign has been removed!

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