Mushroom Business Opens in Troy

The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered so many local businesses, but some have seized the moment to start new ventures. Collar City Mushrooms opened for business in the Lansingburgh section of Troy on February 6. HMM correspondent Corinne Carey spoke with owner, grower, and forager Avery Stemple about how he got into mushrooms, starting the business during the pandemic, plans for the future, what kinds of tasty mushrooms customers can buy at the shop, and what they can do with them.