Economic Botany

, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 374–376 | Cite as

The origin and early development of straw mushroom cultivation

  • Shu-Ting Chang


Straw Economic Botany Tang Dynasty Agaricus Bisporus Oyster Mushroom 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shu-Ting Chang
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyChinese University of Hong KongShatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

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