Magic Mushrooms R Us
Now we know where to go to get those exotic 'shrooms that aren't grown commercially here in Ireland.
The MIANI conference at the A.C.H as reported elsewhere was chock full of interesting facts, factoids and figures.
WHO IS BELLA?
Bella is a new brown strain from Amycel. Bella is widely used in the U.S. by Monterey Mushrooms.
MIANI is preparing a bid for members to invest in capital to improve quality or environmental management.
'Tis often noted that there is nothing that looks more awkward than a man out shopping with a woman.
START ME UP
Mourne Compost man Joe Cullen is a well-known figure in the industry, easily recognised in his lovely big Mercedes.
By now every northern grower should have received and returned a questionnaire about labour requirements.
At least one mushroom house bit the dust this Halloween, it was reported burnt to the ground.
BARD OF ARMAGH
The Bard of Armagh festival may be claimed as the apogee of culture in the city, or alternatively viewed as an excuse for a good night out.
I.M. Transport's main man Jim Mallon and his wife managed to get away for a well-deserved two-week sunshine break in November.
ON THE MEND
The hard working and popular Stephen Corley of Amycel got plastered this month.
On being visited by a compost rep, a grower commented that he had mice in his growing house...
An American restaurateur has spent €35,000 for a rare 1kg white truffle from Italy.
The good news is that MIANI is addressing the key issues in the industry
Hello Netta, any input, anytime greatly appreciated!