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Join the Revolution -- It's Not What You Think

Valerie Kausen | Posted 09.06.2014 | Impact
Valerie Kausen

When I look around at the state of the world: the wars, the debilitating addiction to technology, massive species die-off, ocean destruction and overu...

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.

Reishi, Ling Zhi: 'Mushrooms Of Immortality'

Paul Stamets | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

While we cannot yet state that reishi mushrooms extend the disease-free period of cancer patients, reishi remains as an excellent candidate for augmenting chemotherapy, according to some cancer researchers.

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.

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

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Can mushrooms save the world?

Can Mushrooms Help the Immune System Fight Cancer?

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

When many of us think of mushrooms, we may think of culinary delights such as Portobello and Shiitake, or we may think of those "magic mushrooms." But the implication of mushrooms is absolutely profound. They have the potential to dramatically improve our health and the health of the planet.

Could Oyster Mushrooms Help Clean the Gulf?

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leslie Hatfield

Mushrooms were proven back in the late 1990s to be a useful tool in cleaning toxic soil, even soil contaminated by diesel.