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Mushroom Cultivation Design Course just announced for September 2014

Join us at our Mushroom Homestead in Eugene, Oregon to learn the practices of mushroom growing in this unique 5 day course from a team of experienced cultivators. This course is an excellent primer for anyone thinking of working with mushrooms for food and medicine, sustainable agriculture, ecological landscaping, soil building, or business development -…

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Eugene Mushroom Gardening Workshop Series: Spring Soil Mushrooms

Where:  1315 Sunnyside Drive, Eugene, Oregon, 97404 When: April 13th 2014, 12-5pm  Come join us in Eugene, Oregon for an afternoon Mushroom Gardening workshop! In this Workshop we will work with mushrooms that grow well on composts and woodchips and grow them in Gardens and Landscapes,  yielding bountiful returns of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms. Some of the…

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Mushroom Log Workshop announced for Eugene:

Where:  1315 Sunnyside Drive, Eugene, Oregon, 97404 When: February 16th 2014, 12-4pm  Come join us in Eugene, Oregon for an afternoon Mushroom Gardening workshop! This is the second in a Series of workshops for Growing Mushrooms at home, both Outside and in the Greenhouse. In this Workshop we will work with mushrooms that grow well on…

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Sloth Hair as a Novel Source of Fungi with Potent Anti-Parasitic, Anti-Cancer and Anti-Bacterial Bioactivity

From http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0084549 The extraordinary biological diversity of tropical forests harbors a rich chemical diversity with enormous potential as a source of novel bioactive compounds. Of particular interest are new environments for microbial discovery. Sloths – arboreal mammals commonly found in the lowland forests of Panama – carry a wide variety of micro- and macro-organisms on…

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Fungi enhanced climate tolerant agriculture :

This an area of serious interest to us at Fungi For The People, and we will be offering courses on cultivating and working with beneficial mycorrhizal fungi later in 2014, so stay tuned for that as well. from IRIN News: A matter of urgency JOHANNESBURG, 7 November 2012 (IRIN) – As temperatures soar and droughts…