On the 22nd and 23rd of September the Polish city of Siedlce hosted the 11th edition of Pieczarkalia. It is an event that started out as a Polish venue, but nowadays has a more international character.
The Mushroom Research Development and Training Centre from New Delhi, India, organized a workshop with the title “Mushroom Utilization as Health Food” on the 10th of August in Gurgaon. The workshop focused on the use of several species of mushrooms as health food, nutritional supplement and medicine.
The 32nd Dutch Mushroom Days will take place on the 25th, 26th and 27th of May in the Brabanthallen in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. With 80 stand holders, not only from the Netherlands but also from other countries, it will be one of the biggest “Mushroom Days” ever. The organisation, Stichting Champignondagen (Mushroom Days Association), expects more than 2500 visitors from the international mushroom world, including a big Chinese delegation.
The organizing committee of the Dutch Mushroom days will, as has been common practice in the past, organise an evening programme on Thursday, May 26. This “Get Inspired” dinner party will be held for exhibitors and their relations. On this occasion, a stylish venue has been chosen to host the event, the “Orangerie” in the city centre of ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
On Friday, 11 March 2011, Japan was hit by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast, followed by a severely destructive tsunami. The enormous disaster has caused damage to Japan’s mushroom industry as well.