Shiitake Mushroom...

Don Staples dstaples at
Mon Dec 15 17:44:24 EST 1997

His web site offers a neat little article on the shiitake.  The Texas
Forest Sevice spent several years trying to develope a local industry
and market, succeeded for a period of time but have seen nothing of it
lately.  Very labor intensive as proposed here.

Jostnix wrote:
> There is a non-timber forest product that is getting more and more press in the
> US.  Lentinus edodes is a mushroom that has been used in Asia for centuries.
> It is the most eaten fungii in japan.
> Health and cuisine has brought a revival in the mushroom's consumption.  Many
> forest owners produce their own mushrooms to eat and a few market the fungii.

Don Staples
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