Tradd Cotter

Tradd Cotter, Mushroom MountainOwner of Mushroom Mountain, Microbiologist

  • Microbiologist and Chelsea Green Author of Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation (2014)
  • Entrepreneur of the Year, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  • Young Farmers of the Year 2010 – Tradd and Olga Cotter – Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
  • EPA Fellowship, Athens, GA
  • FDA Invitation to Regional Food Safety Summit to Discuss Wild Mushroom Certification 2016
  • 2017 NEHA CONFERENCE Invitation – speaking on wild mushroom safety and certification
  • Architect of the Wild Mushroom Hunting Permit, accepted by the departments of health and environmental control for SC and GA, NC, VA, AL, NY, PA
  • Rolled out the best certification program in the United States that is endorsed by the FDA

For more than twenty years, mycology expert Tradd Cotter has been pondering these questions and conducting trials in search of the answers. In Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation, Cotter not only offers readers an in-depth exploration of best organic mushroom cultivation practices; he shares the results of his groundbreaking research and offers myriad ways to apply your cultivation skills and further incorporate mushrooms into your life—whether your goal is to help your community clean up industrial pollution or simply to settle down at the end of the day with a cold Reishi-infused homebrew ale.