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