Mushroom Advisory Council


Tradd Cotter
Author, Organic Mushroom Cultivation and Mycoremediation
Director of Cultivation, Research & Product Development, Mushroom Mountain LLC 
Easley, South Carolina 

Steve Gabriel
Author, Farming the Woods: An Integrated Permaculture Approach to Growing Food and Medicinals in Temperate Forests
Specialty Mushrooms & Agroforestry Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program
Farmer, Wellspring Forest Farm
Ithaca, New York

Dr. Peter Hartel
Professor Emeritus, Soil Microbiology, University of Georgia, UGArgden
Founder, UGA certificate program in organic agriculture
Athens, Georgia  

Mark Jones
CEO (Cohabitating Ecological Organism), Sharondale Mushroom Farm
Cismont, Virginia

Nicholas Laskovski
Farmer/Instructor, Dana Forest Farm
NE SARE Grant Recipient (2012, 2014) for Organic Shiitake Cultivation and Market Research
Waitsfield, Vermont

John C. Michelotti
Co-owner, Catskill Fungi
Member, Amazon Mycorenewal Project
Big Indian, New York

Advisory Councils help set the standards for CNG certification, and carefully consider when improvements might be made to CNG’s allowed and prohibited practices, products and operations. We are grateful to these practitioners for sharing their expertise.

Learn more about CNG's Mushroom Certification here.