Penn State University will be hosting and celebrating the 61st Mushroom Short Course September 29-October 1, 2019 in Mendenhall, PA. The Short Course has been a premier annual event since 1956, contributing to the growth and profitability of mushroom growers all over North America.

The conference will feature speakers from both industry and academia and will highlight the latest advances, challenges, and opportunities on a broad range of subjects.  Topics will include up-to-date progress at the forefront of mushroom quality, food safety, dietary health, regulatory concerns, disease and pest management, cultivation practices, compost quality, spawn technology, energy usage, spent compost, and others. We’re sure that you will want to be a part of this year’s event.


  • When

  • Sunday, September 29, 2019 - Tuesday, October 1, 2019

  • Where

  • Mendenhall Inn
    323 Kennett Pike
    Mendenhall, PA 19357

       Silver Sponsors

Amycel Spawn Mate
 Sylvan 2  



Bronze Sponsors

    Christiaens Group
 Fulton Bank  Giorgi Mushroom  Mushroom Farmers of Pennsylvania


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