Castelluccio mushroom farm is located in the municipality of
Senise, in the Basilicata Italian region, within the borders
of the Pollino's national reserve.
The farm works in the territory since more than 30 years in
the production of quality mushrooms, including the
production of substrates of Pleurotus eryngii and other
was the first business of it's kind to start the production
of this particularly esteemed strain, well known and
appreciated, especially in the south of the country.
The business had and currently have different joint projects
with many Italian research institutes.
Our personnel training guidelines and technologies composing
our substrate production lines are between the most advanced,
the same can be said about our specialized laboratories for
genetic enhancement of the Pleurotus eryngii and the
mycelium production destinated to internal use.
A surface of 12.000 square meters is involved by the
activities, great part of it performed indoor.
In 2003-2004 the business was completely reorganized, with
the addition of brand new tools and machinery.