Results from the 30th Mushroom Festival

Results from the various 30th Annual Mushroom Festival are below. Click the links for details!

Amateur Mushroom Cook-Off
Lynne Laino, of Downingtown, Pa., won the Amateur Mushroom Cook-Off with her Mushroom Ragu with Puff Pastry Dippers recipe.
Details on the Amateur Cook-Off page

Soup and Wine Event
Best Soup in the Brandywine Valley: The Desmond Hotel
Best Wine at the Mushroom Festival: Galer Wineries
Details on the Soup and Wine page

2015 Mushroom Run and Fun Walk Overall Winners were:
Male: Chad Hall 18:30
Female: Mollie Kennedy 22:28
Check out all the age group results and individual times here: 2015 Mushroom Run and Fun Walk Results.

Mushroom Judging
Congratulations to Philips Mushroom Farms as the Maitake Bulk took the 2015 Best of Show ribbon at the 30th Annual Mushroom Festival.
Click here to see all the ribbons awarded in Mushroom Judging

National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship
Returning Fried Mushroom Eating Champion Molly Schuyler took the championship again – consuming 11 pounds of Buona’s Fried Mushrooms in just eight minutes.
Details on the National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship page

 Cute-As-A-Button (Mushroom) Baby Photo Contest.
Totally the contest raised $1,452.34 for a children’s charity, which will be awarded through our Grant Program.  The results are as follows:
2015’s Cutest Button: Kenzie
2015’s Cutest Crimini: Alex
2015’s Cutest Portabella: Mara
Details on the Cute-As-A-Button page

 Painted Mushroom Silent Auction
The three top bids were:

  1. Sunrise to Sunset by Mindy Kempista
  2. Kennett Square Memories by Maureen Crampton
  3. Mushroom Farm Garden by Liliana Hernandez

Terry Anderson’s “A Spawning Friendship,” sponsored by Upland Country Day School won the People’s Choice award.
Details on the Painted Mushroom Silent Auction Page

 

 

Keep checking back for more results!  They will be posed over the next couple of days.

 

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