What are the Four Categories of Mushrooms?

What is a Mushroom? A mushroom is a fruiting body of a kind of fungus. A fungus is a group of spore-producing organisms including mold, yeasts mushrooms, and toadstools. There are over 14,000 species of mushrooms among which there are only 14,000 known species. Mushrooms can be poisonous, medicinal or edible. A number of species … Read more

What Are Magic Mushrooms?

What are psilocybin mushrooms? Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as magic mushrooms, are a species of mushrooms that possess psychedelic properties and are often used as a psychedelic drug. Magic mushrooms have been around for thousands of years and have been used religiously as well as spiritually in many tribes. Today, shrooms are considered illegal in … Read more

How to Forage Mushrooms Sustainably

Sustainable Mushroom Foraging: If You Love Mushrooms, Protect Them Foraging mushrooms means many different things to many different people. For some, it is a casual activity, enjoyed on walks and hikes. To others, it is a treasure hunt, with the goal of finding specific species and types. And then, some do it solely for profit. … Read more

Trees and Fungi: Their Secret Partnership

Trees and Fungi: Their Secret Partnership Trees definitely might be the rock star(s) of the forest, but they co-exist with smaller plant life and organisms.  These little organisms, fungi and mushrooms, are valuable and can demand a high price at market. What is the importance of the relationship between trees and mycorrhiza (a “symbiotic association … Read more

Social Distancing? Why Mushroom Hunting Might be the Perfect COVID-19 Activity

Why Mushroom Hunting Might be the Perfect COVID-19 Activity? These are tough times that we are going through at the moment. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have to obey the orders and respect social distancing. A real bummer, especially if you are someone who likes to be active. But the truth is that we can … Read more