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Mushroom Types

White Mushroom Also know as button mushrooms, their scientific name is Agricus bisporus. These mushrooms vary in color from white to light brown. They can range in size from small (usually used for marinating) to large (used mostly for stuffing). Use raw for salads and vegetable trays. Marinated, stuffed or sautéed, they are the perfect […]

Industry Growth

Southeastern Pennsylvania was (and still is today) the largest center of mushroom production in the country. In 1924, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture boasted that 85% of U.S. mushrooms were grown in Pennsylvania. In 1930, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that there were 516 growers in the U.S. and that 350 were in Chester County, […]

Basciani Mushrooms

Our goal since 1925 has been to consistently deliver the finest quality fresh mushrooms to our customers, with the most intense focus on lightning-fast service in the industry. This intense focus on quality and service is legendary among our long-time customers. We are now growing-packing-shipping over a million pounds per week, of every variety of […]