Sylvan Inc. (Nasdaq: SYLN) today reported net income of $1.2 million, or $.21 per share, for the quarter ended April 1, 2001, as compared with $1.4 million, or $.25 per share, for the first quarter of 2000. Operating income decreased to $2.4 million from $2.8 million. The spawn products operating income was $2.9 million before corporate overhead, which met company expectations, and the fresh mushrooms operating income declined from $.7 million to $.5 million.