fungus

tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
5.22.19
fungus

I Want to Eat This Tree Fungus That Looks Like Mac and Cheese

But because it probably doesn't taste very good, I shall just squish it ever so gently.
Bettina Makalintal
1.22.19
Moveable

Scientists Are Working on a Permanent Pothole Fix

It could involve magnetic nanoparticles.
Tracey Lindeman
3.10.18
Pants Off

Men Get Yeast Infections Too

Sometimes a dick goes from smelling like musky man to hot summer garbage.
Matthew Terrell
11.9.17
tech

‘Smart Labels’ of the Future Can Tell Us When to Throw Out Food

No more smell test? Sounds good to us.
Nick Rose
8.23.17
vancouver

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.
Daniel J. Pierce
11.24.16
Munchies

How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms with Beer and Coffee Waste

We spoke to urban farmers building a fungal empire with beer and coffee waste.
Nick Rose
10.4.16
Food

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.28.16
Space

Chernobyl Microbes Are Heading to the International Space Station

Studying the effects of microgravity on these fungi may lead to new radiation therapies.
Amy Thompson
7.17.16
fossils

This 440 Million-Year-Old Fossil Is the Oldest Land Organism Ever Found

“It’s an encouragement to really pull out all the stops and start looking at the kinds of Ordovician rocks that might have the next exciting organism.”
Becky Ferreira
3.2.16
Foraging

Making a Magic Mushroom Risotto from Foraged Fungi

Fly agaric is the archetypal red-and-white toadstool and a “legal” magic mushroom. It also goes great in a risotto.
Gareth May
1.29.16
truffles

Why It's Time to Start Taking Oregon Truffles More Seriously

The first thing you need to know about Oregon truffles is that they are nothing like their European counterparts.
Javier Cabral
1.24.16
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