Latest Psilocybin mushrooms Stories

2012-07-19 12:02:32

As mushrooms evolve to live symbiotically with trees, they give up parts of their DNA associated with decomposing cellulose, Harvard researchers find 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. As reported in paper published July 18 in PLoS ONE, Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Anne Pringle and...

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. Mushrooms offer nutritional and health benefits that can prepare our bodies for the winter months. Lost Creek Mushroom Farm offers shiitake log kits for growing high-quality mushrooms at home during the natural season and year-round. The log kits are guaranteed to grow and make unique, long-lasting gifts. Perkins,...

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. Sandra Williams learns in over a year of conversations with mushrooms. This article outlines some of the nutritional and health properties, plus physical, emotional, and spiritual healing abilities of the shiitake and portabella mushrooms. Perkins, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 11, 2011...

2011-07-10 18:39:13

San Francisco State University researcher finds bioluminescent fungus not seen since 1840In 1840, renowned English botanist George Gardner reported a strange sight from the streets of Vila de Natividade in Brazil: A group of boys playing with a glowing object that turned out to be a luminescent mushroom. They called it "flor-de-coco," and showed Gardner where it grew on decaying fronds at the base of a dwarf palm. Gardner sent the mushroom to the Kew Herbarium in England where it was...

2011-03-21 12:06:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh mushrooms, one of the top 20 best-selling produce items in 2010, outperformed produce retail sales as a whole in terms of both dollars and pounds sold, according to data from FreshLook Marketing for the period ending January 2, 2011. Over the past year, the produce category as a whole experienced a 3.3 percent increase in dollar sales and a 1.6 percent increase in volume sold, whereas mushrooms grew at a larger pace, registering a 3.6...

2010-12-25 07:25:00

Turns out the myth of flying reindeer might not be that far from the truth. According to scientist Andrew Haynes, reindeer, along with other animals in the wild, sometimes deliberately eat the hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria in order to amuse themselves during long winters. Writing in the respected Pharmaceutical Journal, Mr. Haynes said, "They have a desire to experience altered states of consciousness." What's the link between this mushroom and flying reindeer you ask? In 1967 an...

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. To celebrate the friendly fungi, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania - the Mushroom Capital of the World - will host the 25th Annual Mushroom Festival, September 10-12. In honor of the festival's anniversary, below for your reading pleasure are the top 25 reasons and ways to celebrate mushrooms every day, every way!...

2009-12-15 13:54:00

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. announced today the launch of its new "Green Initiative." In its inaugural year participating in the Comverge energy management program, Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.'s Morgan Hill Farm has already saved thousands of precious kilowatt hours (KWH), easing pressure on the local Santa Clara county energy grid and earning them a monetary rebate check which will be presented Friday December 18, 2009 by their Comverge...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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