Every October Oregon becomes a mecca for mushroom pickers. In the past, most have ties to southeast Asia, where harvesting the forest is part of traditional culture. Because of the tough economy, less experience pickers are showing up to try to make money. Some mushrooms are worth more than $700 a pound on the international market.
Oregon's Mushroom Crop Attracts Pickers
News & Features Ethan Lindsey · Oregon Public Broadcasting ·