Mushroom Festival results

MUSHROOM FESTIVAL LOGOKENNETT SQUARE — The following are the results of various events, contests and competitions from this past weekend’s Mushroom Festival, released Tuesday.

Official Results from the 29th Annual Mushroom Festival:


National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship

First Place Overall: Molly Schuyler with 11.5 pounds of fried mushrooms in 8 minutes, a new World Record!

Second Place Overall: Dave Brunelli with 8 pounds of fried mushrooms in 8 minutes.

Third Place Overall: Kevin Ambs with 5.5 pounds of fried mushrooms in 8 minutes.

Top Amateur Male: R. Edward Delacruz with 5.25 pounds of fried mushrooms in 8 minutes.

Top Amateur Female: Alexandra DelCollowith 2.25 pounds of mushrooms in 8 minutes.


Mushroom Judging: Menu Mate – Best of Show


2014 Soup and Wine Event:

Best Mushroom Soup in the Brandywine Valley: The Desmond Hotel

Best Red Wine: Galer Wineries

Best White Wine: Flickerwood


2014 Amateur Mushroom Appetizer Cook-Off:

Kathleen Harman, of Abbottsown, Pa. – Mushroom Taquitos


Mushroom Run/Walk

Overall Male First Place Results: Angel Rodriguez in 17:54

Overall Female First Results: Betsy Stewart in 21:38


Painted Mushroom Silent Auction Top Three Bids:

The Magic of the Mushroom by Margot Taylor, Molly Sanger, and Jacqueline Davis

A Swirl in the Sea by Mindy Kempista

Underwater by Kelinda Ganow


Painted Mushroom Online Viewers Choice Contest

First Place: A Swirl in the Sea, sponsored by Kennett Design

Second Place: Sunflowers, sponsored by The Woodlands at Phillips

Third Place: We are Family, sponsored by The Market at Liberty Place


Results of the Cute-As-A-Button contest will not be available until next week.  It takes a long time to count all the “votes.”

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