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The Mushrooms of Madison County

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As tobacco farming dwindles in Western North Carolina, farmers are seeking other cash crops to help maintain their incomes. One contender is the shitake mushroom, an Asian edible. Sullivan describes how Madison Farmers grow the mushroom which can sell for up to $8 a pound.
WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 1 Issue 2, May/Jun 2007, p138, il