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Photo: Yellow oyster mushrooms.

These are not the white or brown button mushrooms or even their more mature form called "portabella", but a variety of delicious species that have been enjoyed by cultures around the world for millennia. Whether they are the beautiful yellow oyster mushroom (shown here growing on straw) or the flavorful shiitake (shown ready to be shipped) or any of a hundred other species, Americans are discovering what the rest of the world has long known: Mushrooms are marvelous!!. The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter is here to help you be successful with commercial mushroom farming whether you are the smallest or the largest grower in the world.

Photo: shiitake mushrooms.

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In our April 2020 issue . . . This month, the newsletter displays a transition from before COVID-19, where growers were planning expansions and seeing increased demand, to after COVID-19 began its assault on the U.S., where demand evaporated in days. If your production work has slowed, you might find Dr. Holliday's article timely. He explains how to modify a scalpel for your lab and how to use it correctly. It may be a good time to do some lab upgrades. The tips in this article can improve your bottom line as the economy rebounds later this year. This month you will also learn what's happening at: Bewilder, Growen Food, RunIn, Hillside, Pradhan, Le Champignon de Bruxelles, The Bay, Tiger, Happy Mountain, Two River Gourmet, Nghia Nhan, Midnight Harvest, Wanderings Winds, SporeAttic, Kin Yan Agrotech, South Mill Champs, Nearby Naturals, Primordia, Seacoast, Joyberry, FUNJ Shrooming, Mushroom Maggie's, and Haw River mushroom farms (some before and some during the pandemic). We also offer an update on the Fantastic Fungi movie (and how to get a copy) and news about a new ad campaign in the U.S. Finally, we present terminal market prices from: Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Montreal, Toronto, Johannesburg, Hong Kong, Perth, Kiev, and Monterrey. You can have all this information and much more if you Subscribe now. You can get this issue INSTANTLY with our e-subscription option - be sure to give us a VALID email address then follow the link on the confirmation screen or in your receipt email!

Commercial growers rely upon The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter. This is the first and only independent newsletter that covers the world-wide mushroom industry. Weekly prices at key U.S. cities, spot prices at cities around the world and advise from the newsletter will help you develop a marketing plan that works. Updates on newly discovered medicinal properties, cultivation techniques for new mushroom species and developments in mushroom farming technology will help you focus your efforts and improve your profitability. News of your competitors' marketing efforts will help you keep your mushroom marketing efforts effective. This, and more, makes The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter the indispensable news source for the business of growing mushrooms. With subscription rates starting at $35.00 per year for our electronic version, you can't afford not to subscribe. Subscribe now! The newsletter is published monthly and delivered to your door on paper or electronically in PDF format for Adobe Reader.

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