Posts by Mary Ellen Kozak

Mary Ellen Kozak is part founder and owner of Field and Forest Products in Pestigo, WI. The company continues to look at new possibilities in the world of mushroom cultivation and fungal interactions that are compatible with overall sustainability and renewability within the environment around each of us. Learn more at:
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The ABC’s of Almond Agaricus Mushrooms

By Mary Ellen Kozak / July 1, 2019

This warm weather mushroom is superlative in any garden. Meet the cousin to the white button mushroom, crimini and portabella: Almond Agaricus (Agaricus subrufescens). This sweet, fragrant summer mushroom is much easier to grow than its cousins. In fact, it can be grown in your garden compost. Just like button mushrooms, it grows in compost,…

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