Photographer Steve Axford captures amazing, sometimes eerie, views of mushrooms and other fungi.
Certain mushrooms glow in order to attract insects who can help them to colonize new habitats. Continue reading →
If an asteroid strikes or a nuclear winter ensues, survivors could live on at least 10 foods that in some cases may seem gross but are all nutritious.
The massive Agarikon mushroom shows promise for treating diseases such as tuberculosis, cowpox, bird and swine flu.
Diapers contain the plant-based material cellulose, which mushrooms consume.
Animals that look very similar to the mushrooms you find in salads and on pizza have been found living in the deep sea. Continue reading →
Psychedelic mushrooms have been around for thousands of years, and have been used for research purposes and in religious ceremonies. Tara has the skinny on how 'shrooms can expand one's mind.
The world's deadliest mushroom can kill you after a few mouthfuls, but a drug derived from milk thistle may help. Continue reading →
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