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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mushroom Science

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Mushroom Science Marker
Inscription.  In the 1920s, Penn State became the first land-grant college to initiate a comprehensive mushroom research program. Led by internationally recognized scientists & supported by the mushroom industry. The program developed improved composts and production practices that were adopted by growers worldwide. It also helped Pennsylvania retain its leadership in U.S. mushroom production.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 40° 47.964′ N, 77° 51.785′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker can be reached from Curtin Road south of Shortlidge Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pure Food Laws (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ag Experiment Station (about 400 feet away); Ag Hill (about 400 feet away); Faculty Cottages (about 400 feet away); Calorimeter (about 500 feet away); Walnut Building
Mushroom Science Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Mushroom Science Marker
(about 600 feet away); Jordan Soil Plots (about 800 feet away); Artificial Insemination (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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