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Entrance to mushroom exhibit

Entrance to mushroom exhibit

Kennett Square celebrated its 24th Mushroom Festival this past weekend. Mushrooms are a very important crop grown in Southern Chester County.
The Mission of The Mushroom Festival is to promote the mushroom, educate consumers about the health benefits of mushrooms and to promote tourism in Southern Chester County, all while financially supporting local and regional charities through a grant process.
To learn more about the festival, please click on here:

Below are 17 day old white button mushrooms on exhibit.

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Lee Rudd17-Sep-2010 16:04
let me guess what was in there? Kept in the dark and fed on...... :)
meekam tam05-Sep-2010 23:49
Very nice perspective and beautiful skies, Stephanie! V
John Lamb17-Sep-2009 06:20
Looks a little crowded Stephanie. Not mush room inside? :o)
Michael Parkinson15-Sep-2009 13:51
What a great idea. A lot of years ago when I was in the automobile game the wife of one of the guys made several copies of a little cluster of ceramic mushrooms. Every desk in the dealership had one except for the boss. And you guessed it they symbolized being kept in the dark etc, etc.
Ali Majdfar15-Sep-2009 08:36
Fantastic capture, ~V
Doug Cruden15-Sep-2009 06:06
You can never have too many mushrooms...well, maybe you can but you know what I mean!! So versatile you can whack them into almost recipe!!
lol@Walter - 'shroom cam' :o)))
Margaret Lew15-Sep-2009 02:09
For those who can't hike into the woods to find "squirrel food" the white button mushroom there is a constant supply of these delicious little button mushrooms at the market.
carol j. phipps15-Sep-2009 00:48
This challenge is teaching me more about mushrooms than I ever knew; want to know more about the oyster and Enoki mushrooms that sound good for health.
Jola Dziubinska15-Sep-2009 00:02
Interesting lesson.
lisamidi14-Sep-2009 21:12
Obviously, it's a mushroom day today! I had some too! And they are so delicious.
Mairéad14-Sep-2009 20:47
A mushroom festival - that's a new one for me.
Linda Willets14-Sep-2009 20:38
Bet it was an interesting exhibit.
Bernard Davis14-Sep-2009 18:48
Great catch
borisalex14-Sep-2009 17:41
Hmm ..I almost smell them, I could fix a lot of dishes with mushrooms, didn´t know that in your area mushrooms are so important. Very interesting!V.
J. Scott Coile14-Sep-2009 17:31
The tings we take for granted...
Walter O. Koenig14-Sep-2009 16:32
Kennett Square I know well and Mushrooms I like. On my trips to the Philly area I used to take Route 1 back and stop at Phillps for a few boxes of mushrooms. They had great portobellos. Very cool shot on the bottom from the shroom cam.
Hernan E. Enriquez14-Sep-2009 15:47
Great! I like most of them especially portobello (farmers sold them door to door when I was a kid).
Dave Perez14-Sep-2009 15:29
Very cool find! Great capture of the mushrooms!
Maaike Huizer14-Sep-2009 15:18
Must be very interesting. great candid.
Fay Stout14-Sep-2009 15:11
Cindi... I know the rest of that line! (he! he!)
The buttons look prolific!
laine14-Sep-2009 14:56
Was everyone bumping into each other in the dark in there :))
I like farmed clean & easy to work with.
marko gregoric14-Sep-2009 14:10
Very good. V.
Cindi Smith14-Sep-2009 13:34
Sometimes I feel like a mushroom! What a great place to visit!
CM Kwan14-Sep-2009 12:13
Very nice, Stephanie! V
LynnH14-Sep-2009 09:55
Oh yum... I'm envisioning sauteed mushrooms over steak, or in greenbeans...
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