Marvelous Mushrooms

Marvelous Mushrooms



On this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Charlotte Brunin and Robert Riley meet with Tradd Cotter to discuss all things mushrooms. You will learn how Tradd become a mushroom farmer, the importance of mushrooms to your diet and how mushrooms might be key in disaster relief!

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Charlotte at the Fair

Charlotte Brunin is the Producer of the Mother Earth News and Friends podcast. Other than the Seven Springs, PA MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR she rarely  forages for mushrooms and is eager to expand her knowledge of mushrooms further than morels.

Robert Riley is the senior producer of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR and a sustainable living enthusiast.Robert enjoys cooking with and trying a variety of mushrooms. He admits that he would like to forage more often and is hoping to pick up a few tips from Tradd in this episode.

 Tradd Cotter is a microbiologist, professional mycologist and organic gardener who has been tissue culturing, collecting native fungi in the Southeast, and cultivating both commercially and experimentally for more than 22 years. In 1996, he founded Mushroom Mountain (which he owns and operates with his wife, Olga, and daughter Heidi) to explore applications for mushrooms in various industries, and he currently maintains more than 200 species of fungi for food production, mycoremediation of environmental pollutants, and natural alternatives to chemical pesticides.

Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

Organic Mushroom Farming & Mycoremediation

Garden Giant 5 lb Bag

The Wellness Garden

Shiitake Mushroom Plugs 500 Pack

North American Mycological Association - NAMACO

The Plan to Mop Up the World's Largest Oil Spill with Fungus 

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