By installing monitoring wells for groundwater, soil-water samplers, and probes to measure the conductivity in soil and groundwater, researchers are testing whether Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection guidelines for passive composting of spent mushroom substrate are protecting groundwater.
- 2014–2016: Stroud Water Research Center and American Mushroom Institute
- 2013: Stroud Water Research Center
Principal Investigator: Louis A. Kaplan
Project Years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016