Monthly Archives: September 2019

The ever growing world of mycelium

mycelium, oyster mushroom, coffee grounds

One of the most rapidly renewable resources on the planet, mycelium, is the future of renewable source material for an ever growing list of products. MycoWorks, a company that turns mycelium and other agricultural byproducts into leather, is at the forefront of this movement. What is mycelium? According to Wikipedia, “Mycelium is the vegetative part […]

Consumption of mushrooms reduces cancer, studies suggest

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/bring-mushrooms-on-your-plate-it-may-help-cut-prostate-cancer-risk/articleshow/71046514.cms

This week in mushroom news we are looking at the long term health benefits of mushrooms for middle-aged men. A recent studies suggest that the consumption of mushrooms by middle-aged and elderly men can reduce their chances of developing prostate cancer. The Study The Miyagi Cohort Study of 1990 and the Ohsaki Cohort Study of […]

Preserving the harvest

dried mushrooms

So, you have grown your first batch of mushrooms. Now what? Preserving your mushroom harvest is an essential part of the mushroom growing experience. With the right tools and a little time you will be able to enjoy your harvest for months to come. What is the best way to preserve your mushrooms? Saving mushrooms […]

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