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Farmer kills fungus spores with electric current - VietNamNet Bridge

Farmer kills fungus spores with electric current - VietNamNet Bridge | mycology | Scoop.it
 VietNamNet Bridge – A farmer in Da Lat City has successfully
cultivated “clean strawberries” by using an electric current to kill
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4158 bq/kg Mushrooms Found In Tochigi Prefecture

4158 bq/kg Mushrooms Found In Tochigi Prefecture | mycology | Scoop.it
Mushrooms from Tochigi prefecture tested and found to have 4158 bq/kg of cesium. The test was recently completed and shows that the problems of radioactive foods it not "over" and not isolated to F...

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A poisonous cure - MSUToday

A poisonous cure - MSUToday | mycology | Scoop.it
Take two poisonous mushrooms, and call me in the morning. While no doctor would ever write this prescription, toxic fungi may hold the secrets to tackling deadly diseases.
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Mushrooms keep growing at The Urban Mushroom - The Rapidian

Mushrooms keep growing at The Urban Mushroom - The Rapidian | mycology | Scoop.it
Mary Ann Faulkner, new owner of the local purveyor of the indoor-grown mushrooms, has expanded farmers market sales and keeps her focus on education and serving her customers.
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The fungus among us: Kew Gardens' Fungarium | @GrrlScientist

The fungus among us: Kew Gardens' Fungarium | @GrrlScientist | mycology | Scoop.it
Mushrooms: they’re more than what you’ll find in your holiday grazing, as we learn in this gorgeous video about Kew Garden’s Fungarium, which houses the oldest and largest collection of fungi in the world.
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This parasitic fungus is worth more than its weight in gold

This parasitic fungus is worth more than its weight in gold | mycology | Scoop.it
A rare species of parasitic fungus has been given a chance to come back from its endangered status thanks to new research that has identified sustainable and peaceful ways of cultivating the much-sought-after commodity.

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Bryan Lim Chu Chwen's curator insight, May 2, 2015 2:52 AM

You gotta be kidding me, ingesting fungus (from caterpillars)!!! Oh well, just take a look how expensive it can be... 

CHUA JIA EN's curator insight, May 10, 2015 1:07 PM

Well well. It will be a surprise for me to know that actually the so-called valuable "chinese medicine" is actually a parasitic fungus. And more surprisingly, human that called ourselves as the organisms with the highest intelligence in the planet, would killing each other just for a parasitic fungi. Hmm. And thanks to the researchers, now we can obtain them with a more peaceful way. 

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Poring over spores on the brambles - The Guardian

Poring over spores on the brambles - The Guardian | mycology | Scoop.it
Country Diary Wolsingham, Co Durham: Rust fungi turn older leaves a lurid yellow
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allAfrica.com: Africa: Fungi Offer Non-GM Way to Enhance Food Crops (Page 2 of 2)

allAfrica.com: Africa: Fungi Offer Non-GM Way to Enhance Food Crops (Page 2 of 2) | mycology | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience

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Farmer kills fungus spores with electric current - VietNamNet Bridge

Farmer kills fungus spores with electric current - VietNamNet Bridge | mycology | Scoop.it
 VietNamNet Bridge – A farmer in Da Lat City has successfully
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Is This Fungus the Future of Farming? - Mother Jones

Is This Fungus the Future of Farming? - Mother Jones | mycology | Scoop.it
Here's why microbes could be the key to better agriculture.
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Found — note-a-bear: fancyadance: 1. Bleeding Tooth...

Found — note-a-bear: fancyadance: 1. Bleeding Tooth... | mycology | Scoop.it
note-a-bear:
“ fancyadance:
“ 1. Bleeding Tooth Fungus
2. Schizophyllum Commune
3. Rhodotus Palmatus
4. Porcellain Fungus
5. Leratiomyces
6. Cup Fungus
7. Cyathus Striatus
8. Phallus Indusiatus
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Entomopathogenic fungus on a weevil

Entomopathogenic fungus on a weevil | mycology | Scoop.it
This unfortunate weevil (Curculionidae, Coleoptera) has been attacked by an entomopathogenic fungus.
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Simon's Blog - Freaky Fungi - ITV News

Simon's Blog - Freaky Fungi - ITV News | mycology | Scoop.it
I know what you're thinking. "That fungus doesn't look that freaky."

But just have a look at where Jo and Darren Kitching found it's growing...
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Fungi May be Used to Control Fungus-farming Beetles - Entomology Today

Fungi May be Used to Control Fungus-farming Beetles - Entomology Today | mycology | Scoop.it
The redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) -- native to India, Japan, Myanmar, and Taiwan -- was first detected in 2002 in southeast Georgia. It was presumably introduced in wood crates and p...
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Want Carbon In Your Soil? Add Mycorrhizae! - Open Permaculture - Permaculture Design Course

Want Carbon In Your Soil? Add Mycorrhizae! - Open Permaculture - Permaculture Design Course | mycology | Scoop.it
Want Carbon In Your Soil? Add Mycorrhizae! http://t.co/Z6UsaDuvEO
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