Barters and Small Business: Finding and Selling Wild Mushrooms

The Barters and Bootstraps column shares success stories of people who barter and open small business ventures, includes stories about finding wild mushrooms and selling mushrooms for profit.



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The portable buying station.
PHOTO: R.F. ROWE
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The next generation of pickers with their mom
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Morels on the tarp drying.
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Me with a mess of morels, 840 lbs: one day's buy
R.F. ROWE
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One day's picking for a man and wife team: nearly $1,200 worth of pine mushrooms
R.F. ROWE
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Wild mushroom: Morels.
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1,800lbs of boletus edulus and local pickers
R.F. ROWE
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Wild mushroom: Matsutake/Japanese Pine.
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Wild mushroom: The King.
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Wild mushroom: The Chanterelle.
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