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US Mushroom Sales Down 1 Percent, Value Down 3 Percent

August 31, 2006

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, … According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sales of the 2005-06 U.S. mushroom crop are 843 million pounds, down 1 percent from both the 2004-05 and 2003-04 seasons. Value of sales for the […]
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International Symposium Quality improvement

August 9, 2006

An international symposium on quality improvement and pest and disease control of mushroom will be held …An international symposium on quality improvement and pest and disease control of mushroom will be held in Beijing, China from August 18 to 19. The symposium is jointly hosted by the Edible Fungi Association of Beijing and Edible fungi Chamber, CFNA. […]
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Superfood

July 21, 2006

According to Freshinfo, the Mushroom Bureau in the UK has signed up leading nutritionist Jane Clarke … According to Freshinfo, the Mushroom Bureau in the UK has signed up leading nutritionist Jane Clarke to front a new PR consumer campaign “Mushrooms – the Magic Ingredient” to promote the health, taste and versatility of the product. […]
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Third Compost Workshop

March 13, 2006

On May 29-30th, the Third Workshop for Phase-1 Compost Producers will be held in The Netherlands, preceding … On May 29-30th, the Third Workshop for Phase-1 Compost Producers will be held in The Netherlands, preceding the Dutch Mushroom Days on May 31-June 1st . In 2002 and 2004 similar stimulating workshops on Phase-I Composting Technology […]
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SMS Symposium looking for participants

February 2, 2006

The organisers of the 2nd International Symposium on Spent Mushroom Substrate (Compost), which will … The organisers of the 2nd International Symposium on Spent Mushroom Substrate (Compost), which will be held September 17-20 in Philadelphia, USA, are looking for more speakers and other participants. Please consider attending and participating and or forward to any of […]
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Acta Edulis Fungi bilingual

January 25, 2006

Up till now, virtually all information in Chinese mushroom journals is published in Chinese only. In … Up till now, virtually all information in Chinese mushroom journals is published in Chinese only. In an attempt to address this shortfall, and to facilitate better exchange of information between Chinese mushroom biologists and their counterparts worldwide, Acta […]
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First All-Africa Mushroom Conference

January 13, 2006

The First All-Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms will be held October 25th … The First All-Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms will be held October 25th – 29th, 2006 at the Nile Resort Hotel in Jinja, Uganda. The chosen theme for the conference, organised by NAPRECA – Uganda and Makerere […]
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Revamped Mushroom Bureau site

November 28, 2005

The Mushroom Bureau – the generic body to promote all mushrooms sold in Britain – has re-vamped … The Mushroom Bureau – the generic body to promote all mushrooms sold in Britain – has re-vamped its website. The new secton on the site is Education.   The whole farming cycle from composting to harvesting mushrooms is explained pictorially with easy-to-study […]
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International SMS Symposium: call for papers

November 11, 2005

The 2nd International Spent Mushroom Substrate Symposium will be held September 17-20, 2006 in Philadelphia … The 2nd International Spent Mushroom Substrate Symposium will be held September 17-20, 2006 in Philadelphia PA, USA. This spent mushroom substrate (SMS) symposium is being organized by Penn State University, American Mushroom Institute and the International Society of Mushroom […]
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Oyster mushroom cultivation book online

November 2, 2005

Ing. Francisco Fernández Michel, director de Fungitec Asesorías in Mexico has put his book on the cultivation …Ing. Francisco Fernández Michel, director de Fungitec Asesorías in Mexico has put his book on the cultivation of Pleurotus mushrooms, Guia de Produccion de Setas online. You can download the practical guide for free (in Spanish only) at […]
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