Woodland Hills Medicinal Mushroom Man

Woodland Hills Medicinal Mushroom Man

A local man turned his love of foraging into a mission to bring the healing qualities of mushrooms to the masses. It’s not an easy thing to do. Most people are put o by the taste of mushrooms like Lions Mane and Turkey Tail. But Woodland Hills’

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Macabre Mushrooms: Ghouls of the Woods

Macabre Mushrooms: Ghouls of the Woods Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 6 p.m. Register for link to Zoom Webinar From bizarre appearances to odd sexual proclivities to digestive modes that are downright appalling, these tales will delight Halloween revelers and offend Victorian sensibilities. Hosted by Mycologist Christian

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Candida auris: What to know about the deadly superbug fungus posing a “serious global health threat”

Health officials are warning of “a serious global health threat” from a drug-resistant superbug fungus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the fungus, Candida auris, has already sickened hundreds of people in the United States. Candida auris, which preys on people with weakened immune systems, was

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California Plants in danger of Mold

PALO ALTO (KPIX) — A deadly water mold called Phytophthora (literally, “plant-destroyer”) is threatening to wipe out native California plants. Local plants have no immunity to the fungus-like organism, which may have hitch-hiked into the state from other countries on infected plants or pots. Non-profit Grassroots Ecology

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Invasive Mold can cause aspergillosis

Invasive Mold can cause aspergillosis
Early diagnosis, effective therapy vital for treatment of deadly invasive mold New guidelines focus on new treatments, early diagnosis of fungal infection The updated guidelines focus on the diagnosis and treatment of the major forms of aspergillosis: allergic, chronic and invasive, the latter which kills 40 percentRead more

Mushrooms are common

Mushrooms are common

Mushrooms are common in outdoor environments around our home.  As a fungi, molds and mushrooms decompose organic materials.  This cluster of mushrooms was found in the yard.“Mushroom” describes a variety of gilled fungi, with or without stems, and the term is used even more generally, to describe

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