Specialty Mushroom Crops

Small scale farmers can diversify their crop production by adding in a variety of specialty mushroom species  to their current vegetable or woodland production systems.  The following website links provide basic resource information to help select appropriate species and cultivation processes.

USDA fact sheets and websites for growing specialty mushroom crops: http://www.reportlinker.com/report/best/keywords/Mushroom?utm_source=adwords1&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Food&utm_adgroup=Mushroom&gclid=COOZjJqqtr8CFabm7Aod71EArA

ATTRA Shiitake and Oyster Mushrooms: http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CCD/introsheets/mushrooms.pdf

North Carolina Mushroom Information Shiittake, Truffles and general specialty mushroom growers information: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/fletcher/programs/herbs/crops/mushrooms/

Agriculture Marketing Research Center Mushrooms: http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/specialty_crops/mushrooms/

Attra Mushroom Cultivation and Marketing http://www.gombaforum.hu/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/mushroom_cultivation_and_marketing.pdf

Attra Mushroom Cultivation and Marketing – Horticulture Production Guide http://www.agrisk.umn.edu/cache/arl01503.pdf

North American Mycological Association – Mushroom Cultivation References: http://www.namyco.org/cultivation/references.html