As the owner and operator of Mountain Troll Foraging, Colin Dunahee is feeling growing pressure from a federal government that reserves the right to regulate the freewheeling mushroom trade and a state government that hasn’t set up any sort of licensing for foragers to hunt mushrooms legally.

According to Talladega County Economic Development Authority Executive Director Calvin Miller, the new building will be 100,000 square feet, like the old one, with a price tag of about $2 million. About half of that will come from an interest-free loan from Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative (CVEC).