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Matt Breuer, a wild edibles expert from Bemidji, holds a black morel mushroom, among the most highly sought-after species every spring across the Northland. Breuer, who operates North Country Guide Service, offers guided fishing, hunting and wild edibles trips. Breuer says he's more protective of a productive morel patch than he is of any favorite fishing hole. (Matt Breuer, North Country Guide Service).

Bemidji wild edibles expert hits the mark with guided trips

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Matt Breuer has collected morel mushrooms most of his life, and the springtime fungi have become a favorite of gatherers across the North Country.


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Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken is editor of the Herald's Northland Outdoors section and also works as a copy editor and page designer. Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and joined the Herald staff in 1989. He worked as a copy editor in the features and news departments before becoming outdoors editor in 1998. He also writes a blog called Compass Points. A Roseau, Minn., native, Dokken is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 
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