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Paul's Faux Bacon Mushroom Bits

Paul's Faux Bacon Mushroom Bits

Courtesy of Paul Stamets, founder of Fungi Perfecti. 1–2 lbs of fresh organic Shiitake or Maitake mushrooms Olive oil Soy sauce, tamari or teriyaki sauce Sesame oil Thinly slice the mushrooms. Mix together oliver oil, soy sauce/tamari/teriyaki and a splash...

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Should You Consume Raw Mushrooms?

Should You Consume Raw Mushrooms?

With the increased use of mushroom products, I feel a personal responsibility to inform the public about safety issues regarding mushroom preparations. Misleading marketing causes consumer confusion, risk, and damage to our industry, which is always under scrutiny. At Host...

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Fungal Luminescence

Fungal Luminescence

The saprobe Panellus Stipticus displaying bioluminescence. Image courtesy of Wikipedia. Here in the Northwest mushroom season is finally in full-swing. October rains beckon mushroamers off trails and into the woods, in search of the elusive Matsutake and delicious Chanterelle. With days growing shorter,...

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Bee Friendly Research Update 3

Bee Friendly Research Update 3

Greetings fellow Fungiphiles and the Bee-Mushroomed ! This Earth Day we’re excited to share the latest developments in our Bee Friendly™ Research Initiative, originally unveiled by Paul Stamets during the 2014 Bioneers Annual Conference. For those unfamiliar with the story, our...

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Carbon Dioxide Enrichment Through Decomposition

Carbon Dioxide Enrichment Through Decomposition

Horticulturists have long understood the benefits of carbon dioxide (CO2) enrichment in greenhouses and indoor gardens, and CO2 can often be a limiting factor for plant growth. As CO2 concentration rises above ambient levels, net photosynthesis increases. This improves plant fitness and...

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Reishi Elderberry Tea

Reishi Elderberry Tea

From Renee Davis, R&D Coordinator for Fungi Perfecti and Host Defense. This delicious tea is a favorite during the Winter months. The herbs can be found at local herb or natural food stores, or online. 2 cups water 2 tbsp...

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MycoPesticide Update

MycoPesticide Update

In response to the many letters, calls and emails we have received requesting more information about Paul Stamets' research into mycological solutions for insect control, we have put together a MycoPesticide update, with answers to some of the most frequently...

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The Nutritional Properties of Mushrooms

The Nutritional Properties of Mushrooms

Many customers have asked us for more information about mushrooms and nutrition. We are now offering a chart, originally published in Paul Stamets' book Mycelium Running, describing the nutritional content of various mushrooms species. Click on the picture below to view the...

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Celebrate Decomposition!

Celebrate Decomposition!

Humans are experts in their misguided attempts to clean up the environment. Such is the case with our misunderstanding of the importance of decomposition. I wish to help reframe the benefits of fungi with a “Let it Rot” campaign. Rather...

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