Drought in Boston Area
Richard W. Kerrigan
rwk at sylvanres.com
Thu Aug 31 07:54:01 EST 1995
Some species of Agaricus in California (including A. bisporus) appear to
fruit abundantly only at the end of a drought; that is, a series of wet
years will be unproductive. In the southeastern part of the state, where
A. bisporus var. burnettii occurs, a decade of dormancy (reproductive
quiescence, actually) may be about average (based on less than two
Richard W. Kerrigan, Research Department, Sylvan Spawn Laboratory, Inc.
1163 Winfield Rd., Cabot, PA 16032 USA
e-mail: rwk at sylvanres.com phone: 412-352-1521 fax: 412-352-4062
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