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.
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….