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The Ever-Growing World of Mycelium

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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 of […]

Study: Eating Mushrooms Prevents Cancer Growth in Middle-Aged Men

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Eating Mushrooms Prevents Cancer Growth in Middle-Aged Men, according to a recent study This week in mushroom news we are looking at the long term health benefits of mushrooms for middle-aged men. A study of middle-aged men found results that suggest that the consumption of mushrooms prevents cancer growth. Recent studies suggest that the consumption […]

How to Preserve Mushrooms

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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 […]

Agar-Agar, Yeast Banking, and Brewing

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It’s that time of year again … Saint Patrick’s Day. A time for letting loose, having fun, drinking beer! Have you ever stopped to think–how does this rich, black stout keep it’s consistently perfect flavor? How do they always deliver that perfect foam and fizz? The answer? Yeast banking. Visit your favorite Irish beer’s website […]

Holy Shiitake! – A Guide for Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

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Follow this guide to learn tips for growing shiitake mushrooms 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 […]

Breaking barriers with Pine mushrooms

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Breaking Barriers with Pine 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 […]

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