Morel Dried Mushrooms - 2 oz Why are Morels so Popular? They're delicious. Even people who say they don't like mushrooms often fall in love with morels. Those folks generally find the texture of mushrooms slippery, slimy, or otherwise off putting. Morels are very unique, with a meaty texture and an earthy and nutty flavour. Morels are one of the rock stars in the food world because they're so hard to find, so expensive, and so exotic looking. They are usually reserved for fancy meals with fancy wine and meats.