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The Finest Mushroom Products for Home and Garden, Farm and Forest, People and Planet
The Finest Mushroom Products for Home and Garden, Farm and Forest, People and Planet

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We've only just become aware of the Foldoscope, the ingenious origami-style folding microscope. This recent post from one of the site's contributors shows some amazing images of the structure of #mushrooms. Definitely take a few moments to look over the whole site! http://ow.ly/POLP30lqg04

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More news from the intersection of #art and #fungi. The sculpture work of artist Katie St. Clair--"Ice Spheres" containing natural elements that are exposed as they melt--will be presented at the Central Piedmont Community College's Ross Gallery August 20. http://ow.ly/yrEg30lmgIj

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From the New York Times: according to new findings, tiny, intricate tunnels found bored through samples of #garnet might have been dug by #fungi. Now that's #MyceliumRunning! http://ow.ly/bO9d30lmhf7

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We recently received an email from a customer in #Canada. We noticed an interesting address in her signature. It turned out to be the Web site of multidisciplinary artist Tosca Teran, who (among many other things) does some remarkable work with #fungi! http://ow.ly/zuAW30lmfwE
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More #WeirdScience from the world of #fungi: science and culture news site Inverse has posted an interview with "zombie fungus biologist" Carolyn Eyla, P.h.D., of Harvard. In it she describes her work with fruit flies infected with a fungal pathogen. http://ow.ly/IeNT30lj2b5

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An article on environmental science news site Mongabay describes a disturbing new study that indicates that excess levels of #nitrogen are having a detrimental effect on the #mycorrhizal #fungi of United States #forests. http://ow.ly/J89n30lj1gp

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Daily-fact site curionic.com has posted a nicely concise explanation of the differences (and similarities) between Button, Crimini and Portobello #mushrooms. http://ow.ly/ZhY830li2RF

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We've already seen #mushroom #mycelium used to create a sustainably-crafted #skateboard....could a #surfboard have been far behind? http://ow.ly/ERyP30lg1sD

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For most, this may seem intuitively obvious, but a recently-concluded ten-year research study has conclusively shown that #biodiversity is essential for the health of our #forests. Never hurts to have third-party confirmation! http://ow.ly/GbtG30lg1aE

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We're excited to announce that we just moved over to a brand new online store! Much more user-friendly, particularly for mobile browsers. Check it out at http://www.fungi.com
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