Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic
The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
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17 Mushroom Recipes and Only One Is Psychedelic
And none of them will poison your emotionally repressed lover, unless you got really into 'Phantom Thread' and that's your thing now.
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This Student Is Getting Death Threats over a Gnarly Hand Dryer Experiment
Apparently, this is what's growing in your office's bathroom dryers.
How Mushrooms Could Help Replenish Forests After Clearcut Logging
Mycologists on Cortes Island are making the case to end the practice of slash burning in B.C. forestry.
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We Need to Pick More Mushrooms in Order to Save Them
In the San Francisco Bay Area, there are only two designated areas for wild mushroom harvesting—but one chef and forager believes that's not nearly enough.
This Medicine-Misting Bat Cave ‘Air Freshener’ Could Ward Off a Deadly Disease
White nose syndrome has killed an estimated 6 million bats in North America, which are an important part of our food system.
Chernobyl Microbes Are Heading to the International Space Station
Studying the effects of microgravity on these fungi may lead to new radiation therapies.
Cities Have Unique Microbial Signatures, New Study Says
Scientists looked at San Diego, Flagstaff, and Toronto.
"World’s First" Bacteria-Grown Book Combines Science and Culture
Dr. Simon Park's microorganisms have produced their own copy of 'On the Origin of Species.'
New Rotting Corpse Research Shows Just How Ready Nature Is to Consume You
Your afterlife as a "disturbance habitat."
Can the Nasty Smell of This Mushroom Actually Give Women Instant Orgasms?
The Internet, it goes without saying, is a very, very strange place. A few days ago, stories about a mushroom with an aroma that could instantly cause women to orgasm went viral. Could this shit actually be true?
The Fungus That Could Replace Plastic
Motherboard correspondent Alejandro Tauber traveled to the Netherlands to meet some of the scientists and designers who have come up with a viable replacement for plastic: fungus.