Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

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Byline: John Arnold For the Journal

Local mushroom seller has perfected the art of cultivating the fungus in his garage

At first glance, his tent at the Santa Fe Farmer's Market looks like any other.

But take a closer look, and you might have a question or two for mushroom farmer Danny Rhodes.

On a recent Saturday morning, curious customers lined up at Rhodes' table and peppered him with questions about a food they find both tasty and mystifying.

"Do they really grow from this size to that size in three to five days?" Catherine Machen asked as she studied a prop demonstrating how Rhodes' oyster mushrooms are raised. "That's incredible. …

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