JMU student saw 'big mushroom cloud' moments after Harrisonburg strip mall blast
A James Madison University student said he felt the power of the explosion that leveled a strip mall and left five people, including... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mushroom that breaks hearts: a case report - Karako ç E, Demirtaş K, Ekemen S, Ayyıldız A, Yelken B.
Because of the high mortality and morbidity, mushroom poisoning is a significant medical emergency that causes liver and kidney damage; however, its effect on cardiac functions has not been established yet. We aimed to present a 44-year-old woman who was p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Ann Arbor, Michigan, Decriminalizes Magic Mushrooms, Psychedelic Plants
Authorities won’t investigate and arrest anyone for planting, cultivating, buying, transporting, distributing, engaging in practices with or possessing the plants. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 29, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

CDC: New 10-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Mushrooms
Have you heard the news from CDC about wood ear mushrooms? (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - September 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

Mushrooms linked to salmonella outbreaks in 10 states
Federal officials are warning of salmonella cases in at least 10 states linked to dried mushrooms from a Southern California company (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Wood Ear Mushrooms Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- Recalled wood ear mushrooms imported by Wismettac Asian Foods Inc., of Santa Fe Springs, California, and sold to restaurants may be linked to a multistate Salmonella outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recalled Mushrooms, Possibly Served At Mass. Restaurants, Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
(CNN) — At least 41 people are sick in 10 different states after a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to dried wood ear mushrooms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The cases started between January 21 to August 26, the agency reported Thursday. Of the 41 infected, four hospitalizations were reported. The infected people range in age from two to 74 years old. The mushrooms, distributed by Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. in Sante Fe Springs, California, were sold only to restaurants and not directly to consumers. The recalled mushrooms (Image credit: CDC via CNN) The company voluntarily recalled t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Recall Source Type: news

Scientists identify new species of crystal-encrusted truffle, thanks to bonobos
(Florida Museum of Natural History) Mushroom-munching bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have introduced scientists to a new species of truffle. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 22, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

There ’s Only Weak Evidence For Vitamin-D As a COVID-19 Preventative—But Scientists Are Trying to Learn More
To protect himself from COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci has long said he’s skipping hugs and handshakes, wearing a mask, and staying off of planes. Last week, he acknowledged adding another step to protect his health: taking supplements of vitamin-D. “If you are deficient in Vitamin-D, that does have an impact on your susceptibility to infection,” Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview posted on Instagram last week. “So I would not mind recommending—and I do it myself—taking vitamin-D supplements.” However, while spurious claims t...
Source: TIME: Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

The future is fungal: why the 'megascience' of mycology is on the rise
The study of fungi has long been overshadowed by more glamorous scientific quests. But biologist Merlin Sheldrake is on a mission to change thatAs a boy, Merlin Sheldrake really loved the autumn. In the garden of his parents ’ house – he grew up a few moments from Hampstead Heath, which is where he and I are walking right now, on an overcast summer morning – the leaves would fall from a big chestnut tree, forming gentle drifts into which he liked nothing more than to hurl himself. Wriggling around until he was ful ly submerged, Sheldrake would lie there, quite content, “buried in the rustle, lost in curious smells...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rachel Cooke Tags: Fungi Biology Science Environment Plants Source Type: news

A mushroom-related brush with mortality: how John Cage fell for fungi
Despite one foraging trip landing him in hospital, the avant garde composer held a lifelong passion for mycology, using his expertise to supply New York restaurants – and surprise Italian quiz show audiencesIn February 1959, while on a visit to fellow composerLuciano Berio in Milan, John Cageappeared five times on a popular Italian television quiz show called Lascia o Raddoppia? (Double or Nothing). Cage performed several new sound pieces at the beginning of each programme, much to the bemusement of the studio audience. He then answered questions on his specialist subject which, surprisingly, was not musical composition,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sean O ’Hagan Tags: John Cage Art and design books Fungi Foraging Photography Culture Classical music Biology Science Life and style Source Type: news

👉 After Legal Win, Whats Next for Magic Mushrooms? via
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus strikes indoor mushroom farms
Coronavirus outbreaks struck at least a half dozen mushroom farms in Washington, Tennessee, Colorado and Pennsylvania, sickening scores of workers. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Read Source Type: news

From value chain to value loop with biogas and mushrooms
Waste is only waste if you cannot put it to good use! EU-funded researchers have developed a circular value chain deriving income sustainably from wet straw, biogas digestate and similar residues, via products such as fertiliser, fuel pellets and mushroom substrate – and boosting energy generation in the process. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - August 6, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Discrimination between edible and poisonous mushrooms among Japanese Entoloma sarcopum and related species based on phylogenetic analysis and insertion/deletion patterns of nucleotide sequences of the cytochrome oxidase 1 gene - Aoki W, Watanabe M, Watanabe M, Kobayashi N, Terajima J, Sugita-Konishi Y, Kondo K, Hara-Kudo Y.
Entoloma sarcopum is widely known as an edible mushroom but appears morphologically similar to the poisonous mushrooms E. rhodopolium sensu lato (s. l.) and E. sinuatum s. l. Many cases of food poisoning caused by eating these poisonous mushrooms occur eac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news