Mushroom Lovers Unite

By: Natasha Sweatte Email
By: Natasha Sweatte Email

Madisonville, known to be the mushroom capitol of Texas, hosted its 12th annual Mushroom Festival Saturday. The fun kicked off with a 5-k run, while specialty chefs and wineries were featured all throughout the day.

Many flocked to downtown Madisonville for the delicacy of tasty mushrooms, suiting almost every kind of palate.

Shane Salinas is the owner of Salinas Salsa Company. He was one of the many vendors at the festival. Although his main goal was getting the word out about his freshly made salsa, he had no idea just how much fun Saturday's event would be.
"Man, it's been great a lot of people hanging out, really enjoying it i mean, monitoring the mushrooms and putting the salsa out there," said Salinas. "If they like it, it makes me a happy man."

From roasted corn, pizza to even specialty wines, it all went down a bit smoother with mushrooms.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 227544001 - kbtx.com/a?a=227544001