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A mushroom serving a day could keep some cancers away


David Boso can be found outside of Grow NNK, 84 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, every other Wednesday selling his homegrown mushrooms which he says are jam packed with vitamins, minerals and cancer fighting properties. Photo by AnnGardner Eubank

Mushrooms could replace the “apple” a day that keeps the doctor away.

With many studies regarding mushroom consumption showing seemingly unbelievable benefits such as eliminating chances of developing cancers by 50%, businesses such as Rappahannock River Mushrooms have been blossoming.

Dave Boso, owner and grower of Rappahannock Mushrooms, has been busy growing and selling his product throughout the Northern Neck and Virginia.

Before moving to the Northern Neck several years ago, Boso had been working as a real estate broker in Oregon. He was looking for a new career to get into and his interest was piqued into the world of fungi after selling a property that was going to be used for mushroom growth.

When Boso decided to do his own research on growing mushrooms and their many benefits, he took it as a sign to….

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