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Eating Out - May 11, 2012

Fancy fungus among us

Garrone family's Far West Fungi brings organic specialty mushrooms to local farmers markets

by Bryce Druzin

Most companies would avoid describing their products as ugly. But Far West Fungi has some fun with its sometimes alien-looking products, selling "ugly shiitake baskets" filled with misshapen mushrooms at farmers markets across the Bay Area.

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