To day, the famous Shiitake mushrooms, cultivated in the worlds largest underground iron ore mine are supplied to the top gourmet restaurants all over Sweden.
You can hear the radio playing misic as soon as you enter the room.
The mushrooms like music and grow well to the sound from the radio.
You find yourself 540 meters below ground in an old control center in the Kirunavaara mine.
The mushroom are kept, while growing, on stands behind a plastic cover fixed tightly together.Steam hisses from a sprinkler system which controls and keep the air humid and the air quality also kept under strict control. A controlled température, with high oxygen content and a little music, this is all the musrooms need to grow evev in the dark.
In 1992 the mushrooms from the mine where served at the Nobel price dinner in Stockholm.