Story: Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi

Growing mushrooms on shelves

Growing mushrooms on shelves

Rooms filled with long shelves of compost are used for growing button mushrooms at Quality Mushrooms, Ōhaupō, Waikato.

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Landcare Research – Manaaki Whenua
Photograph by Peter Buchanan

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi - Mushroom industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16820/growing-mushrooms-on-shelves (accessed 25 March 2017)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008