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Three New Species Of Fetid Fungi From New Zealand
2013-06-27 13:04:09

With the help of phylogenetic analysis, scientists describe three new fungus species from New Zealand.

2012-07-19 12:02:32

Harvard researchers are unlocking the evolutionary secrets of one of the world's most recognizable groups of mushrooms, and to do it, they're using one of the most comprehensive fungal "family trees" ever created.

2012-01-11 08:00:00

Shiitake mushrooms offer a solution to the winter doldrums and can help with New Year's resolutions for weight loss and improving health.

2011-11-23 08:00:00

The idea for Shiitake Mushroom Gift Logs came to Doug and Sandra Williams of Lost Creek Mushroom Farm as the creative response to too much inventory, back in 1993.

2011-10-25 07:00:00

The Mushroom Lady, Dr. Sandra Williams of Lost Creek Mushroom Farm, suggests that as fall is the natural season for mushrooms, people experience a strong natural urge to eat them.

2011-10-11 07:00:00

We consider mushrooms as food, fuel for us humans; but they are much more. Mushrooms also bring gifts of spiritual and emotional healing, as Lost Creek Mushroom Farm owner Dr.

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2010-12-25 07:25:00

Turns out the myth of flying reindeer might not be that far from the truth.

2010-11-29 16:08:58

An international team of scientists has developed a new technique to aid crops at risk from a devastating agricultural parasite commonly known as the 'honey fungus', one of the most serious diseases of trees and shrubs across the northern hemisphere.

2010-09-09 12:06:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mushrooms are considered Nature's Hidden Treasure and the star of the produce aisle thanks to their nutrition, value and versatility.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.