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Mushrooms grown in former Soviet missile base in Belarus

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A worker checks mushroom beds at a private farm located inside hangars of a former Soviet missile base in Minoity, Belarus, Dec. 4, 2012. The farm cultivates and sells about 10 tons of oyster mushrooms, or Veshenka mushrooms, each month in Belarus and neighboring countries. The mushrooms cost 23,000 Belarusian roubles ($2.70) per kilogram.

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A worker gathers mushrooms from mushroom beds at a private farm located inside hangars of a former Soviet missile base in Minoity, Belarus, Dec. 4.

Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

A worker pulls a palette stacked with mushroom beds at a private farm located inside hangars of a former Soviet missile base in Minoity, Belarus, Dec. 4.

Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

A worker closes the door of a hangar at a private farm in a former Soviet missile base in Minoity, Belarus, Dec. 4.