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Maitake: The Magnificent 'Dancing' Mushroom

Paul Stamets | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

Feeding upon the dead roots of aging trees, maitake mushrooms emerge from dark grey mounds that form a few inches under the soil at that base of the tree. From the underside of their flaring leaf-like protrusions, white spores dust the ground below or are sent adrift into the wind.

Mycology Today

Laura Silverman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
Laura Silverman

A couple of crisp nights, a new moon (or a full one) and it's fungal fever. Sadly, many people are too scared to forage, or too uncertain of what to do with their mushroom finds.

PHOTOS: Rabbit, Ostrich Eggs, Morels, And Other Wild Foods Found At Farmers Markets

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fall is upon us, and with it a fresh batch of delicious goodies from the farmers market. While you can get almost all the staples with which to fill y...

Six Natural Ways to Avoid the Cold and the Flu

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Common sense practices include washing your hands frequently with soap, and wash your face at least twice a day. Here are six more natural strategies to avoid the common cold and the flu.