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September 2, 2009

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They crop up on suburban lawns, cling to tree trunks, hide under dead leaves, or cluster along the highway. Wild mushrooms also turn up on menus around the city. Benjamin Maleson, 57 (above), a.k.a. the mushroom man, has foraged and supplied wild fungi to over 30 area restaurants for the last two decades. On a recent afternoon, Maleson heads to ... (Full article: 231 words)

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