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We walked 6.6 miles in New Glarus Woods State Park today.

Brilliant green after yesterday's rain:  Does this fungus suggest the presence of sponge mushrooms nearby? Ramps:  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Trees, Plants, Mushrooms, Onions, Ann Althouse, New Glarus Woods State Park

Scarlet elf cups.

"Sarcoscypha coccinea, commonly known as the scarlet elf cup, scarlet elf cap, or the scarlet cup, is a species of fungus in the family Sarcoscyphaceae of the order Pezizales."    We found them today in Blue Mound State Park, where we walked my favorite trail, the Over Lode. AND: Here's the photo Meade took of me:  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Mushrooms, Meade, Ann Althouse, photos by Meade, Blue Mound State Park, Sarcoscypha

This alien-like time-lapse video shows how to grow mushrooms from a kit

Mark just grew lion's mane mushrooms (which were delicious!) from a Michigan Mushroom Company kit he ordered online, and it was astonishing to see how they morphed every day like fast-growing bulbous aliens from another galaxy. Although we didn't take time-lapse video, I stumbled across this gorgeous footage from photographer Jens (of YouTube channel Another Perspective) who captured his sprouting white mushrooms (started from a Germany-based Hawlik Pilzbrut kit) over a 4-week period...
Tags: Video, News, Youtube, Germany, Mushrooms, Mycelium, Jens, Time-lapse Photography, Mushroom Kits, Michigan Mushroom Company, Hawlik Pilzbrut

Gorgeous footage of mushrooms wisping spores

Jojo Villareal filmed this hypnotic footage of wisping, or spore release by mushrooms. It's very pretty, but watch out for spores! Remember what happened to Spock? Image: YouTube / Caters Clips
Tags: Video, News, Nature, Spock, Mushrooms, Spores, Delightful Fungi, Jojo Villareal

Five minutes of a mushroom playing a synthesizer

H/t Jay Townsend Image: Screengra
Tags: Post, Video, Music, News, Mushrooms, Synthesizers, High Weirdness, Jay Townsend

"Sachsalber... sought to literally find a needle hidden in a haystack by the museum’s curators, taking a common idiom at face value and enacting it as a work."

"In the end, Sachsalber was successful in locating the needle.... ... Sachsalber undertook a project called Hands, for which he and his father attempted to complete a 13,200-piece puzzle of Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam. ... Sachsalber produced 222 drawings based on Galerie Bruno Bischofberger ads that appeared on the back of Artforum. Other performances involved eating a poisonous mushroom and spending 24 hours in a room with a cow." From "Sven Sachsalber, Prankish Artist on the Verge of Fa...
Tags: Death, Law, Puzzles, Mushrooms, Performance art, Cows, Michelangelo, Artforum, Ann Althouse, Sachsalber, Adam Sachsalber, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger

Make Stuffed Mushrooms With Your Leftovers

If you search for “stuffed mushrooms” on this wide web of the world, you will find many recipes. That’s great for those of us who love recipes, but stuffed mushrooms are one of the easiest appetizers to make without a recipe. You just stuff things in a mushroom hollowed-out mushroom, then roast those mushrooms that…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms

How to Choose, Store, and Eat Lion's Mane Mushrooms

If you have frequented a farmers’ market recently (or live near a bougie grocery store), you might have seen them. They look like pale little tribbles—fluffy and soft and kind of cute—but they are mushrooms, and they have a sinister side (they murder trees).Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Mushrooms, Vegetarian, Lions Mane Mushrooms

Mushroom Basics

Choosing the right mushrooms can be intimidating, they all look the same and slightly dirty. We will give you our top tips for choosing mushrooms at the grocery store and storing them. Buddha Bowl Basics Buddha Bowl basics will teach you ways to add flavor and save money in the kitchen. Asparagus is a fresh vegetable that has nice bite to it and goes great in any Buddha Bowl. We are going to show you how to choose fresh mushrooms at the store and the best way to store them....
Tags: Anthropology, Mushrooms, Buddha Bowl Basics

How to Sauté Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a yummy and easy-to-make Buddha Bowl ingredient. Season them to your liking for a nice flavor and texture in any Buddha Bowl! Buddha Bowl Veggies Buddha Bowl veggies will teach you the easiest ways to cook, store, and use vegetables! Mushrooms cook great with basically any herbs that you have on hand and a squeeze of lemon or lime. Add into any Buddha Bowl that you like for a yummy flavor or use as a meat substitute. Why Sauteing Mushrooms is Great Ea...
Tags: Cook, Anthropology, Mushrooms, Servings, Cook Time, Buddha Bowls, Buddha Bowl, Buddha Bowl Veggies, Great Easy Buddha Bowl, Sprinlkle

Police raid Oakland's psychedelic mushroom church

View this post on Instagram Come join Hyphae and Pastor @davehemp tomorrow 8/20 at 5pm PST for our 2 part IG Live. We will be discussing the recent raid on his church, the implications of legal status of entheogens in Oakland in light of the raid, high doses and much more. COME TAP IN! Tell a friend! A post shared by Oakland Hyphae (@oakland_hyphae) on Aug 19, 2020 at 7:01pm PDT Oakland's Zide Door "Church of En...
Tags: Video, News, California, Drugs, Oakland, Mushrooms, Psychedelics, John Romero, Romero, Hodges, Oakland Police, East Oakland, Psilocybin, Magic Mushrooms, Dave Hodges, What A Trip

Mycologist Merlin Sheldrake and the megascience of mushrooms

Biologist Merlin Sheldrake is an evangelist for the "neglected megascience" of mycology, the study of fungi and all the wonder within them. According to Sheldrake, fungi are the future—containing clues about our environment and as a source of sustainable food, packaging, and green building materials. Son of author and fringe science researcher Rupert Sheldrake, Merlin has just published a critically-acclaimed new book about mycology, titled Entangled Life. From The Guardian: Entangled Life, ...
Tags: Post, Books, Science, News, Italy, Fungi, Cambridge University, Mushrooms, Piedmont, Mycology, Helen Macdonald, Robert Macfarlane, Fungus Among US, Merlin Sheldrake, Sheldrake, A Real Fungi

Turkey in White Wine Sauce

Being a baker, braising wasn’t something I did a lot of. I also didn’t cook a lot of meat or poultry. Actually, I didn’t cook much at home as I ate most of my meals on the fly when working in restaurants. (I was also going to say that when I lived in California, I tended to grill as much as I could on my patio but someone sent me a rather pointed message to stop talking about living in California…so I guess I should work on that.) It wasn’t until I came to France, which has a plethora of butche...
Tags: Food, California, France, San Francisco, Turkey, Recipe, Recipes, Bacon, Oakland, Mushrooms, Butter, Thyme, Savory Dishes, Garlic, Flint, Olive Oil

Mushroom farm in Paris parking lot

One business in Paris is hinging its success on one unique aspect of biology: Not everything needs sunlight to thrive. The French startup Cycloponics is taking advantage of the 600 hectares of unused parking areas underneath the city by converting some of them into underground farms focused on cultivating organic mushrooms, micro shoots, and endives. After successfully pitching local authorities on their plan to operate underground growing spaces, the company is now producing food for local d...
Tags: Travel, Bbc, Paris, Mushrooms, All, Gertz, Mushroom Farm, Paris Parking Lot, Underground Parking Lot, BBC Cycloponics, Jean Noel Gertz

"Most fungi take the form of tiny cylindrical threads, from which hyphal tips branch in all directions, creating a meandering, gossamer-like network..."

"... known as mycelium. Fungus has been breaking down organic matter for millions of years, transforming it into soil. A handful of healthy soil might contain miles of mycelia, invisible to the human eye. It’s estimated that there are a million and a half species of fungus, though nearly ninety per cent of them remain undocumented.... [T]he hyphal tips of mycelium seem to communicate with one another, making decisions without a real center.... ...Toby Kiers, an evolutionary biologist who was tak...
Tags: Law, Socialism, Capitalism, Thomas Piketty, Piketty, Mushrooms, Toby Kiers, Ann Althouse, Kiers


I was amazed to notice today that I had Shitake mushrooms growing on logs I cultured last winter. Wow!! My husband and I drilled lots of little holes and hammered in a lot of mushroom cultures that I bought. Five or six types, each on the type of wood they preferred. These Shitake’s are called...
Tags: Gardening, Mushrooms, My Harvests

Tagliatelle with Mushroom and Tofu Ragù

Late winter/early spring is a difficult time for fresh foods up north. We still have some winter vegetables like kale, savoy cabbage and parsnips in the garden, but it will be a while longer before fresh green vegetables are ready to be enjoyed. Therefor, mushrooms are a delightful opportunity for tasty meals at this time of the year. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound brown mushrooms, cleaned and sliced or quartered 1 pound tofu, blotted dry and cubed 4 shallots, (or 1 large white onion) 1 ...
Tags: Main Dishes, Pasta, Mushrooms, Vegans, Pasta & Noodles, Tofu Ragù, Mushroom Ragu on Gnocchi Mushroom

"[T]he Biodiversity Heritage Library... is now offering more than 150,000 high-resolution illustrations for copyright-free download."

"These public domain images belong to an archive of more than 55 million pages of literature about earth’s species of flora and fauna. They include animal sketches, historical diagrams, botanical studies, and scientific research collected from hundreds of thousands of journals and libraries across the world. Some of the illustrations date back to the 15th century."Hyperallergic reports.Here's the BHL website. Here's their Flickr page. A selected image: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)...
Tags: Art, Law, Mushrooms, BHL, Ann Althouse, Biodiversity Heritage Library

MycoWorks Debuts Their Plastic-Free, Non-Animal Premium Leather Alternative, Reishi

The sustainable biomaterial 'Fine Mycelium' tans, performs and ages like cowhide Amidst the tidal change rippling through the luxury sector—one that involves reduction of carbon footprint, protection of animal rights and dismissal of plastics—only one leather alternative adheres to such standards and still feels premium. That product, Reishi, launches this week. A fungi-based “fine mycelium” grown in labs under proprietary circumstances, Reishi emulates many sensory …
Tags: Science, Design, Style, Leather, Environment, Materials, Luxury, Mushrooms, Fashion Week, Sustainable, NYFW, Vegan Leather, Reishi, Material Innovation, Fine Mycelium, Leather Alternatives

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Mesmerizing footage of the sun, health benefits from magic mushrooms, the history of food photography and more 29 Nigerian English Phrases Added to the Oxford English Dictionary The latest update to the Oxford English Dictionary includes 29 words, phrases and colloquialisms from Nigerian English—most of which have been used for decades, and have been adopted by English-speakers elsewhere. Some words already exist in English, but …
Tags: Photography, Video, Space, Design, Technology, News, China, Cars, San Francisco, Architecture, The Sun, Portland, Mushrooms, Dictionary, Linkaboutit, Food Photography

Prime Roots will debut fungi-based bacon on Valentines Day 2020

Prime Roots is upending the food landscape with mushrooms as another protein source. On February 14, the startup will unveil its meatless, non-GMO “bacon” to entice all food-lovers. The one-day-only, limited release will allow customers to order “bacongrams” for loved ones, while supplies last. According to the company website, fungi are considered superproteins. With the use of mushrooms as a protein source, Prime Roots’ products are naturally antibiotic- and hormone-free. Additionally, the sta...
Tags: Design, News, Gmo, Fungi, Sustainable Food, Mushrooms, Vegan, Vegetarian, Eat & Drink, Meat Alternatives, Spoon, Meatless, Alternative Meat, Meat Free

One Dose of Psilocybin May Offer Longterm Relief From Anxiety and Depression

Some five years after initial reports from their study, scientists at NYU Langone Health have found that one dose of psilocybin—which is found in magic mushrooms—can provide cancer patients with long-lasting relief from anxiety and depression. In 2016, 29 patients took part in the study (which also involved nine psychotherapy sessions), with many reporting after six months to have a more positive and less fearful …
Tags: Health, Wellness, Science, Design, Medicine, Drugs, Research, Culture, Mushrooms, Linkaboutit, Nyu, NYU Langone, Psilocybin, Magic Mushrooms, NYU Langone Health

Do you know the Mushroom Man who lives in Jamaica Plain?

I'd met Tyler of Mushrooms For My Friends a few times socially. I knew that he made a living as a mushroom forager, working for some guy who allegedly had the market cornered on toadstool distribution in the greater Boston area and beyond. But I didn't really understand anything else about the operation, other than that, well, people pay good money for a prime piece of a fungus. Thanks to a recent New England Cable News feature, I now know that Tyler works for a man named Ben Maleson, a sextuage...
Tags: Post, News, Boston, Mushrooms, Foraging, Tyler, Jamaica Plain, New England Cable News, Wild Foraging, Maleson, Weird Jobs, Tyler of Mushrooms For My Friends, Ben Maleson

Moo Shu, Now With Less Meat

Faced with a glut of mushrooms, J. Kenji López-Alt added them to a classic Joyce Chen recipe. The result? Tasty, and alliterative.
Tags: News, Mushrooms, Kenji Lopez Alt, Cooking and Cookbooks, Chinese Food (Cuisine, Joyce Chen

This one ingredient will give your cream of mushroom soup spectacular depth

Growing up, the only cream of mushroom soup I’d ever had was the salty, milky goop that comes from a can. It wasn’t until adulthood that I realized the potential of this soup. The version I make now features an incredible depth, almost a meatiness, that simultaneously does not feel too rich.Read more...
Tags: Soup, Lifehacks, Mushrooms

Moon rooms made of mushrooms could be the future of space habitat

Potential future inhabitants of the moon and Mars could live in rooms made of mushrooms. NASA is looking at the possibilities of fungi as a more sustainable option to metal and glass. 
Tags: News, Trends, Nasa, Moon, Mars, Mushrooms, Emerging Tech, NASA Project

Dumpling Flavor, Stripped Down to Its Essence

Alison Roman takes Russian pelmeni, and turns them into a creamy, meaty-without-meat bowl.
Tags: News, Mushrooms, Ny, Swimming Pools, Grain, Cooking and Cookbooks, Bathing and Showering, Alison Roman, Brighton Beach (Brooklyn

Lemony Gnocchi with Broccoli and Mushrooms

This is a delightful meal, full of flavor and filling. We enjoyed it with a mixed salad and a glass of vegan organic wine. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 16 ounces broccoli, cut in spears and florets 8 ounces mushrooms, cleaned and sliced 16 ounces gnocchi for the sauce: 2 lemons, juiced 1 heaping teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper to taste for the garnish: 2-3 ounces non-dairy cheese, shredded lemo...
Tags: Main Dishes, Mushrooms, Vegans, Broccoli, Gnocchi, Pesto Gnocchi

Scientists genetically engineer E. coli to produce the psychedelic psilocybin

Finally, researchers are again exploring the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics to treat the likes of depression, addiction, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. To provide pharmaceutical-quality compounds for clinical trials, scientists are developing new ways to produce the psychedelics. Chemical engineers at Miami University in Ohio have now genetically engineered E. coli to crank put psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms. From Scientific American: The modified microb...
Tags: Post, News, Drugs, Ohio, Chemical, Mushrooms, Synthetic Biology, Psychedelics, Miami University, Psilocybin, Ohio Adams, Alexandra Adams

Madeleine Cookies

Classic French madeleine cookies are cake-like and a little spongy. They can be made in all kinds of flavors, though traditionally they are flavored with vanilla, a little lemon, and a light dusting of powdered sugar. Madeleines are not considered a beginner recipe, but you’ll be able to make them if you follow my simple step-by-step instructions – no matter your skill level with baking. This post was sponsored by Silpat. I can’t recommend their mini madeleine pan enough. What Do You Need to M...
Tags: Baking, Mushrooms, Maple, Cookies & Brownies, Madeleines