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Gourmet Mushrooms' President and CEO, David Law, and Chris Bailey, VP, visited China again in October. Specialty mushroom growth is a worldwide phenomenom.

Frequent trips to mushroom farms and visits to academic researchers around the world are one way that Gourmet Mushrooms stays in the forefront of a rapidly expanding field.

 

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David Law, Gourmet Mushrooms' CEO (on left) with S. T. Chang, the renowned "preeminent grandfather" of Chinese mushroom agriculture and science.

 

 

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Chris Bailey, Gourmet Mushrooms' Vice President, inspects prepared substrate at an eryngii farm in China. Eryingii is an oyster variety that Gourmet Mushrooms has popularized as Trumpet Royale.

 

 

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Every country has their own idea of what a great Pleurotus eryngii should look like. Apparently in China they like a large mushroom with a lot of stem.

 

 

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At Gourmet Mushrooms we grow these with larger caps and shorter stems. Trumpet Royale.