Portabella Party

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Are they portobellos or portabellas? That’s the question of the week. The names were invented in the 1980s to make this rather ungainly mushroom seem glamorous. Which is correct? If mushrooms are male or female, would that determine an “A” or an “O”? And therein lies the problem, because mushrooms can have as many as 36,000 sexes. The supreme court of … Read More

Portabella Mushroom Sex and the Future of Libraries

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Are they portobellos or portabellas… and that is the question of the week. The names were invented in the 1980s to make this rather ungainly mushroom seem glamorous. Which is correct? Are mushrooms male or female? And therein lies the problem. Mushrooms can have as many as 36,000 sexes. The Supreme Court of Mushroomland, The Mushroom Council, has ruled that the … Read More

Meet Your Mushroom (Farmer)

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We are blessed with a great location in Athens, Greene County, New York, right in the middle of all this incredible Hudson Valley farming in Columbia and Dutchess, the Adirondacks, the Black Dirt region in Orange, and the who-knew-you-could-grow-this-here Adirondack Mountains. We’re luckier still to be right around the corner from Bulich Mushroom Farm in Catskill, NY. The only cultivated … Read More