Mycorrhiza Workshop Now Open for May 2020

  Regenerative farmers, soil conservationists, and restoration ecologists will benefit from the techniques taught in this course, as you will be able to assess population health, plant symbiosis rates, and be able to further increase or introduce arbuscular mycorrhiza populations through cultivation techniques. In this hands-on course we will teach sampling methods, microscope techniques for…

Mushroom Cultivation Design Course 2020 Now Open …

Our 6-Day intensive hands-on courses in Mushroom Growing is now scheduled for 2020 dates ! Our flagship first-of-its-kind course has brought together homesteaders, DIY gardeners, artists, teachers, home business start-ups, ecologists, and mushroom fans from around the globe since 2012. In 2020 we are hosting on our new farm in Westfir, Oregon, a beautiful natural…

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…

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…

Mushroom Street Art

A collection of mushroom related street art from around the globe and around the net. If you have any additions you would like to see here just submit them to the site and we will connect with you about it. Enjoy:

Enoki | Flammulina velutipes

aka: Velvet Foot, Winter Mushroom, Enokitake Etymology Flammulina is derived from the Latin flammeus, meaning “small flame”, referring to the color. Velutipes is the conjunction of two latin words: velutinus, meaning “covered with fine hairs”, and pes or “foot”, in reference to the hairy stem base. Long regarded as one of the more desirable Winter…