La Canción Huitlacoche

Renée Magaña will perform “La Canción Huitlacoche” with The Fungi Kingdom in NMB (Neues Museum Biel, Seevorstadt 52, Biel), May 22, 2016, concert starts @ 6 pm.

The Fungi Kingdom in Zeppelin Bar, Bern, Oct. 16, 2015

The Fungi Kingdom in Zeppelin Bar, Bern, Oct. 16, 2015

Corn Smut = Huitlacoche = Maisbeulenbrand

  • An ear of corn smut costs 41 cents to produce and sells for one dollar and twenty cents.
  • An ear of sweet corn costs ten cents to produce and sells for twenty five cents.
  • Most corn farmers of the United States consider corn smut a disease. In Mexico, farmers smile when they see an infestation of Huitlacoche because the fungus, considered a delicacy, fetches a higher price than the corn….
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