Category Archives: Fungi

Oakland, California jumps on the mushroom wagon

Oakland, California

As you may recall, last week we reported on Denver’s decision to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms in May. Now, in a groundbreaking move, Oakland, the eight largest city in California has decided to follow suit. According to a report by the Associated Press, city officials have “voted to decriminalize adult use and possession of magic mushrooms […]

Denver Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative makes history

Denver Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative

Less than a month ago, the city of Denver made headlines by passing a city ordinance to decriminalize hallucinogenic Psilosybin mushrooms. The Denver Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative, or Ordinance 301, was approved by less than 2,000 votes on May 7th and made official May 16th, with a final 50.5% of the vote. 2012 seems like a […]

Holy Shiitake

Once upon a time, there was a little mushroom. He grew on the fallen trees in the forests of Asia. Then one day humans discovered him living among the wood and learned of all the amazing and wonderful things they could do with him. They called him Shiitake and have worshiped him ever since. The […]

Breaking barriers with mushrooms

Back in April 2018 cold noodles were all the rage as a result of the exchange of the noodles at the first Korean Summit in over a decade. September of that same year saw a second summit that resulted in more food exchanges. 200 tons of tangerines were gifted from South Korea in response to […]

Invasion of the Zombie…Fungus!

First introduced to the world at large by David Attenborough on the BBC’s Planet Earth Ophiocordyceps Unilateralis is better known as the Zombie Fungus. An insect-pathogenizing fungus discovered in 1859, O. Unilateralis thrives primarily in tropical rain forest environments. Targeting and infecting the ants of the Camponotini tribe, O. Unilateralis causes infected ants to leave […]

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