Category Archives: Mushroom News

Field Trip Ventures to launch worlds First ‘Magic Mushroom’ research facility in Jamaica

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Talk of ‘Magic Mushrooms,’ and other psychedelic drugs has long been confined to the smaller circles. Due to their status as a Schedule 1 drug, psychedelic drugs remain for most a mystery asking to be solved; and that is exactly what Field Trip Ventures is looking to do. Funded wholly by Canadian based Field Trip […]

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 […]

Consumption of mushrooms reduces cancer, studies suggest

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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 […]

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 […]

Setting the stage for mushrooms

Magic mushrooms. Shrooms. Mushy-mushy. Psilocybin mushrooms are called by all different names but generally speaking it’s not medicine. Or even worse art. But one Chicago theater is aiming to change that with The Mushroom Cure. The Greenhouse Theater, in association with The Marsh, will be hosting an off-Broadway play this spring that hopes to challenge […]

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