iOS app Android app

Fungi

WATCH: The Truth About How Mushrooms Grow

Posted 02.25.2014 | Taste

You'll never see mushrooms the same way again.

Cultivating Wildness

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.26.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

For all of you lazy buns out there who don't want to start a garden but still want to help heal nature (and humanity, by the way), I have an idea fo...

A Recipe for Great Growth

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director When it comes to growing food, it takes a village. But not the kind of...

New Look At Ancient Mud Yields 'Unexpected Discovery'

Posted 03.08.2013 | Science

By: Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/07/2013 10:01 AM EST on LiveScience The story of life on Earth keeps getting stranger...

Chaga, The Clinker Fungus: This Mushroom Looks Scary But Can Benefit Health

Paul Stamets | Posted 12.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

While this strange-looking mushroom has been called a "tree cancer" since it will eventually kill its host tree, it has attracted interest for centuries in fighting human cancer and other diseases.

FUNGUS AMONGUS: Would You Use Caterpillar-Killing Fungi As Viagra?

Posted 07.10.2012 | Weird News

One man's invasive fungus is another man's sexy time medicine. A rare fungus that kills caterpillars and then grows in their bodies is being used i...

Fungi Farmer Grows Mushrooms for Slow Food, Medicine, Bioremediation (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.21.2012 | Food
Kirsten Dirksen

Can mushrooms save the world?

Mushroom Hunter 'Massacre' Claims 18 Lives In Italy

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A bountiful Italian mushroom season has turned deadly, claiming the lives of at least 18 people in recent weeks. According to Italy's La Repubblica ...

Telluride Mushroom Festival: Worth The Trip?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Telluride Institute's annual Mushroom Festival starts Thursday, spreading an appreciation for all things fungi. 2010 marks the 30th anniversary o...

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

Prudent Pampering: How to Choose a Healthy Nail Salon

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

For many women, the manicure and pedicure is a relaxing treat. Just be sure that you don't get more than you bargained for: an infection or nail fungus.

The Crazy World Of Mushrooms (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are estimated to be more than 140,000 species of mushrooms in existence, but only about 10 percent of those have been identified. Of that percen...

Meet Quorn: This Fungus Ain't No Portobello

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Meet Quorn-brand foods. In the 1960s, scientists and others became alarmed by the prospect of a global shortage of edible protein. In 1967, some British scientists thought they found the answer: A fungus growing in the dirt near Buckinghamshire, England.