QUIZ: What’s Your Mushroom Sustainability IQ?

Test your Mushroom Sustainability IQ!

1. Producing 1 pound of mushrooms requires
a. 1.8 gallons of water
b. 5.4 gallons of water
c. 7.3 gallons of water

2. As many as _____ pounds of mushrooms can grow on 1 acre.
a. 5,000
b. 100,000
c. 1,000,000

3. True or False: Mushrooms are grown year round.
a. True
b. False

4. Producing 1 pound of mushrooms requires only _____ KWH of electricity and generates only _____ pounds of C02 equivalents.
a. 5.0 KWH, 6 pounds
b. 1.0 KWH, 0.7 pounds
c. 3.0 KWH, 3 pounds

5. Mushrooms are grown in beds of agricultural materials. After harvesting, these are often
a. Watered down and reused for Tough Mudder competitions
b. Recycled for baseball fields
c. Recycled into potting soil

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Answers: A, C, A, B, C

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4 Comments to “QUIZ: What’s Your Mushroom Sustainability IQ?”

  1. Peggy Oakes says:

    Mushrooms are delicious! I like to eat them with everything!

  2. Joan says:

    I always have fresh and canned mushrooms in my home. We love them!

  3. R says:

    Why is the background for the quiz so dark? I could barely read it.

  4. MushroomChannel says:

    It’s just the format of the quiz. No worries – there’s nothing in the background you need to read to answer the questions 🙂 Thanks for taking the quiz!

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