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Huitlacoche: An Edible Gardening Problem

Huitlacoche (pronounced wheat-la-Koe-chey) is the Aztec/Mexican name for Corn Smut. I prefer to use huitlacoche because, whenever I’ve heard the term used, it’s been used in a positive manner, as in “Oh! Yum! Huitlacoche! I love this cooked in eggs.” When I’ve heard the term “corn smut,” it’s been more in the context of something …

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