Research into the mind-melding effects of psychedelics is becoming respectable again within the medical community, as therapeutic applications are being discovered. In addition to treating depression, PTSD, and other psychological disorders, tripping on magic mushrooms might … [Read more...] about Tripping on nature: Could psychedelics save the environment?
Long Litt Woon’s memoir is not a typical tale of loss. Woon’s compelling memoir beautifully combines her grief, following the passing of her husband, with a passion for mushrooms cultivated in her time of mourning. The New York Times review of the book notes, “Long tells the … [Read more...] about The Way Through the Woods, a unique memoir juxtaposing grief and mushrooms
By Amelia Buckley August 14th marked the first day of the sold-out 39th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival in Aspen, Colorado, which sold more tickets this year than ever. Mushrooms gained a reputation in the 1970s as a vehicle for psychedelic exploration, but these fungi … [Read more...] about An Ode to the Marvelous Mushroom
Packaging made from mushrooms, for mushrooms, is being tested in the hope that it will keep the fungi fresher longer. Christchurch mushroom grower, Meadow Mushrooms, is trialing the packaging it has developed and made from mushroom stalks, for its own products. The 50-year-old … [Read more...] about This compostable packaging for mushrooms is made out of…mushrooms
The conventional business model of a farm usually involves a family or a single person owning a farm and hiring people to work the farm. This may have worked in the past, but research within the agriculture industry shows this may not deliver the best outcome nowadays for both … [Read more...] about This co-owned mushroom farm is providing a new business model for farmers