Ikea Is Replacing Styrofoam Packaging With Compostable Mushroom-Foam

November 4, 2019 at 8:11 pm




Mushroom-foam is as cheap as Styrofoam, requires no fossil fuel, and creates no plastic pollution, biodegrading in your garden in just a couple of weeks

Study: Eating Mushrooms Twice a Week Dramatically Reduces Cognitive Decline

March 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm




A unique antioxidant in mushrooms has a protective effect on the brain, new study finds.

Trees Talk to Each Other in a Language We Can Learn, Ecologist Claims

February 28, 2018 at 9:29 pm




A massive web of hair-like mushroom roots transmit secret messages between trees, triggering them to share nutrients and water with those in need.

Mushrooms Can Eat Plastic, Petroleum and CO2

January 11, 2018 at 3:16 am




Mushrooms have a solution for just about every man-made problem

In the midst of global warming, global desertification, deoxygenating oceans and Earth’s sixth mass extinction crisis, mycologist and author Paul Stamets gives us seven reasons to hold out hope, and they all involve mushrooms.

In a still-relevant 2008 Ted Talk, he says mushrooms contain the solution to just about every major problem humans have created, from global warming, to oil spills, to plastic pollution.

Beautiful Photography of Wild-Foraged Mushrooms

October 18, 2017 at 8:48 pm

Plus, 14 mind-blowing facts about mushrooms




People are so obsessed with plants and animals, we often forget a third category of organisms that can nourish us, heal us and heal our planet — fungi.