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25

Aug

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoidProper identification can mean the difference between life and death.

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Proper identification can mean the difference between life and death.

22

Jun

Recipe: Orzo Pasta with MushroomsOrzo simmered in chicken stock has a silky texture often compared to risotto, but this pasta recipe stands on its own.

Recipe: Orzo Pasta with Mushrooms
Orzo simmered in chicken stock has a silky texture often compared to risotto, but this pasta recipe stands on its own.

05

May

How to grow your own shiitake mushroomsGetting these mushrooms started in your garden isn’t difficult at all. You’ll need a log, a shady spot and some patience.

How to grow your own shiitake mushrooms
Getting these mushrooms started in your garden isn’t difficult at all. You’ll need a log, a shady spot and some patience.

27

Apr

14 bizarre and beautiful mushrooms

18

Apr

17

Apr

Using mushrooms to clean oil spills in the AmazonDecades of oil exploration have contaminated soil and water in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Could mushrooms help clean them up?

Using mushrooms to clean oil spills in the Amazon
Decades of oil exploration have contaminated soil and water in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Could mushrooms help clean them up?

11

Apr

How the ‘Mushroom Death Suit’ breaks down your body for natureArtist and MIT research fellow Jae Rhim Lee is designing a suit that will make your body a veritable buffet for mushrooms.

How the ‘Mushroom Death Suit’ breaks down your body for nature
Artist and MIT research fellow Jae Rhim Lee is designing a suit that will make your body a veritable buffet for mushrooms.

26

Nov

How mushrooms ‘make wind’ to spread sporesMushrooms live in tight quarters on forest floors, often isolated from strong air flows that may easily spread their spores.

How mushrooms ‘make wind’ to spread spores
Mushrooms live in tight quarters on forest floors, often isolated from strong air flows that may easily spread their spores.

30

Oct

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoidProper identification can mean the difference between life and death.

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Proper identification can mean the difference between life and death.

09

Sep

Experts scoff at magic mushroom dietThere’s nothing magical about replacing a meal a day with mushrooms. Adding more veggies to a diet would help most people lose weight.

Experts scoff at magic mushroom diet
There’s nothing magical about replacing a meal a day with mushrooms. Adding more veggies to a diet would help most people lose weight.