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Avondale, PA — Mushroom growers are entering 2020 with record sales volumes, increasing retail prices and solid demand for fresh mushrooms, according to the American Mushroom Institute. The September shipment report from the Mushroom Council™ shows domestic mushroom production set a new all-time high. This was the fourth consecutive new…
Instead of habitats made of metal and glass, NASA is exploring technologies that could grow structures out of fungi to become our future homes in the stars, and perhaps lead to more sustainable ways of living on Earth as well. Creating a livable home for future astronauts means doing more…
The future of meat substitutes may not involve plants. While food manufacturers race to bring new soy, wheat and pea-based products to market, a handful of start-ups have been hard at work developing a new kind of meat alternative from fungi. Two companies in the emerging space are gearing up…
Researchers from Tohoku University suggest that consuming mushrooms on a regular basis reduces the risk of prostate cancer in men - especially those aged 50 or older. It’s a love or hate ingredient, but a new study has revealed a link between eating mushrooms and lower risk of prostate cancer.…
Miami, OK — J-M Farms, LLC is pleased to announce a new affiliation with Giorgi Mushroom Company and Grupo Monteblanco. They have purchased a minority interest in J-M Farms, LLC, and will be a partner in J-M Farms’ previously-announced modernization of its Miami, OK facilities. The modernization project recently broke…
The world of fungi is wonderful, weird and wild thanks to its rich palette of colors, strange shapes and infinite textures. Contrary to what you've been told, not all colorful mushrooms are deadly, like the red fly agaric. Below are two violet mushrooms that are edible and one beautiful blue…
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