Mushroom Judging

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Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014
Time: Noon
Location: Grower’s Exhibit, Broad Street

The area’s mushroom growers compete for ribbons and bragging rights at the annual Mushroom Festival Mushroom Judging contest. Once the mushrooms are judged and bragging rights established, these freshest and best of the best of the area’s mushrooms are sold to the public (around 2 p.m.).


Michael W. Phillips & Co. Exotic Mushrooms takes 2013 Best of Show for Bulk Oyster

The 28th Annual Mushroom Festival Mushroom Judging Event featured the best of the best of locally grown mushrooms.  Michael W. Phillips and Co, was took home Best of Show for their Bulk Oyster entry.  Results of the contest are below.  Thanks to all the growers who participated in this year’s event!

Best in Show
Bulk Oysters   Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms

Best Representation
Giorgio Fresh Co

Agaricus Tills
First Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Second Place: C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc

Agaricus Basket Button
First Place: Needham’s Mushroom Farms, Inc
Second Place: C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc
Third Place: Menu Mate Mushroom Farms, Inc

Agaricus Basket Medium
First Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Second Place: Menu Mate Mushroom Farms, Inc
Third Place: Needham’s Mushroom Farms, Inc

Agaricus Basket Large
First Place: C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc
Second Place: Needham’s Mushroom Farms, Inc
Third Place: Giorgio Fresh Co

Shiitake Tills
First Place: Giorgio   Fresh Co
Second Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms
Third Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Oyster Tills
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms
Second Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Third Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Colored Oyster Tills – Yellow
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms

Crimini Tills
First Place: Giorgio   Fresh Co
Second Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms
Third Place: C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc

Maitake Till
First Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms
Second Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Other Cultivated
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms (Pink Oyster)
Second Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms (Royal Trumpet)
Third Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms (Pom-pom)

Portabello Tills
First Place: Giorgio   Fresh Co
Second Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Portabello Tills – Sliced
First Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Second Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Shiitake Bulk
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms
Second Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Third Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Oyster Bulk
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms
Second Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Third Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole

Colored Oyster Bulk – Yellow
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms

Crimini Bulk
First Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms
Second Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Third Place: C.P. Yeatman & Sons, Inc

Maitake Bulk
First Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms

Other Cultivated Bulk
First Place: Michael W. Phillips & Co Exotic Mushrooms (Pink Oyster)
Second Place: Oakshire Mushroom Farm/Dole (Mixed Specialties)
Third Place: Phillips Mushroom Farms (Pom-pom)

Portabello Bulk
First Place: Giorgio Fresh Co
Second Place: Needham’s Mushroom Farms, Inc
Third  Place: Menu Mate Mushroom Farms, Inc


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