Today’s Solutions: November 26, 2022

Marvelous Mushrooms

The Week of August 18 - 24 we explore the marvelous mushroom and all the diverse uses of this small but mighty fungi.

Natures Cleaners

Tackling Toxins with Nature’s Super Clean-up Crew: Mushrooms

Aside from being a delicious and nutritious addition to many meals, mushrooms may be the planet’s best and most functional decomposer. In addition to breaking down traditional objects found in nature, mushrooms have also been found to break down chemicals in soil and heavy metals in water. At Read More...

Mushrooms can be leather

Meat from Plants, Milk from Oats, and Leather from Mushrooms!

Leather has been worn for centuries and remains an iconic material for fashion today. But leather is not perfect. It requires livestock which requires many resources and the foul treatment of animals and produces millions of tons of waste per year. The word “leather” is quickly becoming Read More...

Decriminalizing Magic Mushroom

Decriminalizing Magic Mushrooms for Therapy in Oregon

Following the legalization of cannabis, activists in Oregon are working toward the chance to vote on the decriminalization of magic mushrooms. Already legal in several cities in the United States, an initiative in Oregon is working to decriminalize psilocybin across the state.  Psychedelics may Read More...

Love bacon? Then you should tr

Love bacon? Then you should try these mushroom-based bacon bits

While plant-based beef burgers may fool the taste buds of meat eaters, there’s no way anyone could mimic the taste of bacon without meat, right? Wrong. A food brand by the name of Hanley’s Foods has created a sustainable stand-in replacement for bacon using crispy mushrooms that taste Read More...

Oyster mushrooms could help pa

Oyster mushrooms could help patients in impoverished countries fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the deadliest infectious diseases in low-income countries, where limited infrastructure, obtaining and storing vitamin supplements can be difficult. With that in mind, German scientists are now suggesting that people in such regions could fight TB by ingesting Read More...

Eating mushrooms on a daily ba

Eating mushrooms on a daily basis can protect your brain from cognitive decline

We've already heard how the psilocybin from so-called "magic" mushrooms may help to alleviate depression. Well, a new study now suggests that a compound found in all mushrooms could also assist in warding off mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The researchers found that by consuming different Read More...

Mushrooms can break down plast

Mushrooms can break down plastic in weeks and turn it into organic material

Apart from the great abilities of fungi to remove pollutants from soil and enable the conversion of waste into biofuels, there’s yet another good reason to love the mushroom – it can break down plastic. In 2012, scientists at Yale University discovered that a mushroom strain by the name of Read More...

Study: Psilocybin could be use

Study: Psilocybin could be used to alleviate depression in people

Psilocybin, the primary psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, could soon be used in tandem with psychological support to help people suffering from depression by stimulating in them a more positive outlook on life. This follows a study in London which participants who were administered the Read More...

How mushrooms can help us buil

How mushrooms can help us build a greener planet

The real magic behind mushrooms is not their psychedelic properties. It’s the fact that they have special applications that can help us build a greener planet. From making biofuels to eating harmful plastics, here’s how mushrooms can help us solve some of Earth’s most pressing Read More...

Magic mushrooms and LSD alter

Magic mushrooms and LSD alter the mind—they can also heal the mind

A few small studies have found mind-altering psychedelics—magic mushrooms and LSD—to show promise in treating mental health disorders like depression, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. Often the psychedelics were successful in cases where all other treatments had failed. Now UK Read More...