4. Last year we had morels popping up in our front yard
I was suspicious of the identification at first; two of my coworkers always talked about morel hunting, and had their secret locations they always scouted. And here there were dozens of them, growing in my yard!
I brought a few into work and gave them to my knowledgeable coworkers, who both confirmed them as morels! I let one of them come over and pick them, since I wasn't much of a chef at the time. Man, he was excited!
I've worked on my culinary skills though, and next year I'll be ready