11/27/2007 A copy of the "Mushroom Pest and Disease Control" landed in Stalker's in-tray this month.
FREE BOOTHS IN CHINA
11/27/2007 Stalker was amazed to see that the international expo for edible fungi in China was offering free booths to western companies wishing to promote their wares.
TUNNELS ON THE MOON
11/27/2007 Stalker was flabbergasted to see that the latest planned moon habitation for the proposed future lunar exploration are basically truncated mushroom houses.
THE TEN PLAGUES
11/27/2007 This month saw the return of the dreaded bird flu to Britain.
11/27/2007 The latest "hit" Irish movie is called "Shroom" no less. Certainly it ain't about the commercial mushroom industry in Ireland, nor about any of the shenanigans attendant to the industry.
11/27/2007 With the price of oil now hovering near $100 a barrel, the upward pressure on the price of everything is being felt more visibly.
BIG MONEY MUSHROOM
11/27/2007 The Financial Times carries a piece this month on a caterpillar that turns into a fungus which can fetch prices of up to £19,000 a kilo.