Latest Mushroom Stories

2014-05-03 23:01:46

Mushroom Growing 4 You designed by Jake White is the latest program for mushroom growers who want to learn how to cultivate healthy, organic, natural mushrooms. A full Mushroom Growing 4 You review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Mushroom Growing 4 You created by Jake White is the latest program for farmers who want to learn how to grow delicious, organic, pesticide-free mushrooms on a budget. This program consists of detailed steps...

2014-04-07 23:29:50

Morel Habitat Kit Quadranscentennial. Gourmet Mushroom Products celebrates twenty five years of offering the Morel Habitat Kit which allows people to grow morel mushrooms in their backyard! Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Gourmet Mushroom Products (GMHP) is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Morel Habitat Kit; the original sustainable, earth friendly, morel mushroom growing kit. A quarter century ago, the Morel Habitat Kit was developed so everyone could enjoy growing morel...

2013-11-26 23:05:08

Shiitake mushrooms are a gift from the natural world, now combined with human ingenuity and creativity into shiitake gift log kits. Real hardwood logs, seeded and ready to produce the highest quality shiitakes, grow indoors like house plants or outdoors in shade, “fruiting” healthful, organic shiitakes for years, delighting gardeners, gourmet cooks and mushroom lovers. Perkins, OK (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Shiitake mushrooms are the second-most popular mushroom in the world, and are...

Mushrooms Create Their Own Wind To Spread Their Spores
2013-11-26 04:32:04

[ Watch the Video: Mushrooms Create Their Own Wind ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mushrooms can alter the moisture of the air around them, effectively creating their own wind in order to help their spores disperse over a wide area, according to research presented Monday at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics. According to The Telegraph, experts had previously believed that mushrooms were passive seed spreaders,...

2013-11-25 23:29:09

Gourmet Mushroom Products revamps and improves indoor gourmet mushroom kits for the holidays. Same price - More Mushrooms. Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Gourmet Mushroom and Health Products (GMHP) has redesigned and improved indoor gourmet mushroom kits and will phase them in for the holiday season. Using new technology and a time tested, nonpareil natural substrate GMHP's revamped kits can produce 50% more mushrooms per kit in the home at no additional cost to customers....

2013-09-30 23:28:01

At Lost Creek Mushroom Farm, shiitake mushrooms grow naturally on hardwood logs, hibernating in summer and winter. With the cooling autumn temps and the first fall rains, the logs are bursting with prime shiitakes; and this is the optimal time for mushroom lovers and gardeners to start growing their own shiitake logs, harvesting every 2 months or every month with the popular Ma & Pa Shiitake Mushroom Log Kit. Perkins, OK (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The equinox, cooling temperatures,...

2013-06-25 23:17:10

Mushrooms in Ghana Project began in 2008 to teach and help expand mushroom production in northern and central Ghana and to equip a laboratory producing spawn, the mushroom seed material, at Bemcom Training and Resource Centre in Techiman. The laboratory is approaching completion, thanks to Mushrooms in Ghana Project and its founders, Doug and Dr. Sandra Williams of Lost Creek Mushroom Farm, Oklahoma, USA. Perkins, OK (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Bemcom Training and Resource Centre in Techiman,...

2013-02-26 12:34:10

In collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens of Madrid and the Slovenian Forestry Institute, researchers in the Basque Country have documented two new species of Hydnum, commonly known as ox tongue mushrooms, as part of their study published in the 'Mycologia' journal. This genus is known because many of its fungi are edible. Spanish researchers have headed the discovery of two mushroom species belonging to the Hydnum genus, a type of fungus commonly used in cooking. "During our...

2012-10-24 04:01:10

As shiitake-log growers Doug and Sandra Williams of Lost Creek Mushroom Farm know, shiitake farming has mushroomed since they started in the 1980s. Today, most mushrooms are grown on sterilized sawdust blocks and many people have never seen or eaten shiitakes from logs, as they grow in Nature. As gifts for yourself or gifts for friends and family, log kits grow the best-tasting, most highly nutritious mushrooms with the most potent health benefits. Lost Creek Mushroom Farm donates a portion...

Latest Mushroom Reference Libraries

2012-04-03 15:24:52

Discosoma (or Actinodiscus) is a genus of soft mushroom coral native to the Indian Ocean. This genus is sometimes incorrectly referred to as mushroom anemone or disc anemone. This coral is commonly collected and used worldwide in marine aquariums, where it is known to grow easily. There are 5 known species of mushroom coral: Actinodiscus dawydoffi, Actinodiscus fungiformis, Discosoma nummiforme, Actinodiscus rubraoris, and Actinodiscus unguja.

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'