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If there is one thing that excites Josh Peitzman, it’s the promise of rain. A saturated forest floor is a fungal breeding ground, and Peitzman, 24, spends much of his free time post-rain on the hunt for mushrooms to identify. It’s become second nature for him to walk through Granger's…
A fungi expert investigates Nearly all of Earth’s organisms communicate with each other in one way or another, from the nods and dances and squeaks and bellows of animals, through to the invisible chemical signals emitted by plant leaves and roots. But what about fungi? Are mushrooms as inanimate as…
In a recent study titled ‘Reactive fungal wearable‘, researchers explore the use of fungi as a potential candidate to produce sustainable textiles that can be used as eco-friendly bio wearables, for instance, the processors in tech wearables like Fitbits could be replaced by incorporating mushroom mycelium. The joint research venture…
Jacob and Karsten Kirk, twins from Copenhagen, say they have devised a method to reliably grow morel mushrooms in a climate-controlled environment. The morel mushroom is known as one of the world’s most coveted edible mushrooms. During the last hundred years, it has only with limited success been possible to…
Agro-Projects reports: new opportunities are appearing on the mushroom market of Western Europe as well as in the World. Agro-Projects, one of the largest general contractors in building mushroom farms and compost yards in Europe, conveys that West European, as well as Central and South European mushroom business, is going…
The Dutch Mushroom Days, scheduled for 6, 7 and 8 July have been cancelled last Friday by the organizers. Main reason for this decision was the cumulative cancellation of leading exhibitors. “The number of cancellations by the Dutch exhibitors in particular has become so great that, after a weighing of…
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