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Figure 1. Mushroom infected with Verticillium dry bubble showing the mass of tissue symptoms.
Verticillium Dry Bubble - Articles Articles

Verticillium Dry Bubble

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

This article is designed to be a constructive review of Verticillium Dry Bubble, the most common fungal disease of the commercial mushroom Agaricus bisporus. More
Green Mold of Mushrooms
Green Mold of Mushrooms - Articles Articles

Green Mold of Mushrooms

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Green mold is characterized by dense white mycelial growth followed by extensive green sporulation of the fungus. More
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Bacterial Blotch Disease - Articles Articles

Bacterial Blotch Disease

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Bacterial blotch may be endemic on mushroom farms, damaging mushroom quality and posing a potential yield loss. More
Scarid Fly
Sciarid Fly in Commercial Mushroom Production - Articles Articles
Sciarid flies, Lycoriella mali, have been the most devastating insect in the Pennsylvania mushroom industry, at least since September of 1979. More