https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php A Belgian company is using old coffee grounds to grow mushrooms. PermaFungi harvests about 2,000 pounds of mushrooms a month from used coffee grounds, in a system it says is designed to eliminate waste. Every year, coffee drinkers generate about 6 million tons of used grounds. In 2018, PermaFungi […]
Post Malone told Joe Rogan that he and his producer Louis Bell created his 2-hour Coachella set while he was high on mushrooms. Appearing on The Joe Rogan Experience on Wednesday,Malone said: “I ate these chocolates the other day, these shroomies chocolates. And me and my producer Lou, we made […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php A biotech firm in New York is designing a plant-based packing material that could replace Styrofoam. The material is made from mycelium, which is basically the root structure of mushrooms. On top of packing material, mycelium is also being used to make protein-rich meat substitutes and vegan leather. The […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Mushrooms were once an uncommon food in Syria, but they have become a vital resource in one refugee camp where families can’t afford meat. In 2016, a Syrian nonprofit began cultivating mushrooms and giving them out to civilians to use as a meat substitute. The price of meat has […]
A full-scale nuclear war could trigger a global famine. Disaster planner David Denkenberger has created a diet that might save humanity in that scenario. He suggests eating foods that can grow without much light, like mushrooms and seaweed. He also highlights creative ways to make protein out of natural gases […]
In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insects can thrive without sunlight, humans could start farming them with the remains of dead trees […]
There’s been a recent resurgence of interest in psychedelic drugs’ potential to address conditions like anxiety and depression. Venture firms and researchers are on it. This week, the world’s first psychedelics-only VC launched in Canada, Business Insider reported exclusively. Scientists are studying drugs including mushrooms, ecstasy (MDMA), and ketamine – […]
A group of Johns Hopkins University scientists wrote in a recent journal article that psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic magic mushrooms, has a low risk of harm and a high potential as a therapeutic drug. There’s been a resurgence of interest lately in psychedelics’ therapeutic potential for a variety […]
Ecovative, a startup that made a name for itself with its sustainable packing and building materials made from mushrooms, is planning a pivot into lab-grown meat and other areas. The company wants its mushroom scaffolding to be a central material for startups aiming to create everything from clothing to meat […]
There has been a recent resurgence of interest in psychedelic drugs’ potential to address conditions like anxiety and depression. That research seems to be leading to the development of new and novel prescription drugs. Illicit drugs like mushrooms, ecstasy, and ketamine are inspiring a range of potential treatments for diseases […]
Ingredients that fetch top dollar in underground markets and garnish plates at fine-dining restaurants may – quite literally – grow like weeds in your front yard. The new frontier among top restaurants is “field-to-table,” a version of farm-to-table dining that elevates ingredients found in the wild, such as mushrooms, stinging […]
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