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Mycofiltration Research Update

Mycofiltration Research Update

The research team at Fungi Perfecti recently completed work on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Phase I Small Business Innovative Research project to develop the principle of mycofiltration—the use of fungal mycelium as a biologically active water filter. Over the course...

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Fungi Perfecti Brings Mycorestoration to South Africa

Fungi Perfecti Brings Mycorestoration to South Africa

In addition to providing an array of valuable mushroom products, Fungi Perfecti also devotes considerable energy and resources to developing myco-technologies to benefit people and planet. As part of his lifelong work in generating and spreading ideas, Paul Stamets regularly...

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The Petroleum Problem

The Petroleum Problem

Thank you for visiting fungi.com, and for your interest in the BP oil spill disaster and the potential for mycoremediation. We are being inundated with requests and cannot individually address all of the questions we have received. We are in...

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Future Fungonaut

Future Fungonaut

Aspiring mycologist Devon contacted us a while back for some information regarding Fungi Perfecti’s MycoGrow® products, and mycorrhizal fungi in general, for a series of experiments he was conducting for his sixth grade Science Fair. His project, “Fungus or Fertilizer,”...

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MycoRestoration of Abandoned Logging Roads

MycoRestoration of Abandoned Logging Roads

by Paul Stamets, Inventor & David Sumerlin, Project Manager (Several concepts, techniques, & products described herein are currently protected by pending patents and copyrights of Paul Stamets, who reserves all rights.) The Problem: Logging road networks such as this site...

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Permaculture with a Mycological Twist

Permaculture with a Mycological Twist

Reprinted from Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms by Paul Stamets, ©1994, all rights reserved. Permaculture is a concept pioneered by Australian Bill Mollison and literally means "permanent agriculture". His model of biological diversity and complementary agricultural practices promotes a sustainable environment via...

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A Novel Approach to Farm Waste Management

A Novel Approach to Farm Waste Management

Originally published in the Winter 2000/2001 issue of Mushroom, The Journal The news from the heartland is not good. Manure ponds bursting with fecal-rich effluent leach dangerously into the watersheds. River ecosystems are imperiled. Pfisteria, E. Coli, amoebic parasites and viruses are posing ever-increasing...

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Mycorrhizal Management

Mycorrhizal Management

A Look Beneath the Surface at Plant Establishment and Growth by Michael P. Amaranthus, Ph.D. This article originally appeared in The Spring 1999 issue of Florida Landscape Architecture Quarterly, reprinted with permission from the author. Figure 1: an electron micrograph of...

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