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A new workshop, hosted by the University of Missouri Extension Office focuses on growing, maintaining and selling mushrooms.    While morel mushrooms will not be covered, mushroom speciments such as shiitake, oyster, and wine cap stropharia will be discussed.  The workshop is a one day event at the Forage Systems Research Center East of Linneus, Missouri.  The class is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  A $20.00 fee covers lunch and a personal inoculated log that participants may take home.  Interested parties may mail registration to MU Extension in Linn County, P.O Box 81 Linneus, Mo. 64653.  For more information call (660)-895-5123.

Mushroom cultivation