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Oregon just became the first state to legalise medical psilocybin. Here’s what ‘magic’ mushrooms do to your brain and body.

Oregon voted to legalise the sale, growth, and administration of psychedelic mushrooms on Tuesday. The active ingredient in “magic mushrooms” is psilocybin, which causes the visual and mental hallucinations usually associated with mushrooms. Psilocybin is also being used in clinical studies to treat depression and anxiety. The latest research found […]
Oregon just became the first state to legalise medical psilocybin. Here’s what ‘magic’ mushrooms do to your brain and body.
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A company in Belgium is turning tons of used coffee grounds into mushrooms

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 […]
A company in Belgium is turning tons of used coffee grounds into mushrooms
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This fungus-based material is being used to imitate Styrofoam, leather, and even bacon

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 […]
This fungus-based material is being used to imitate Styrofoam, leather, and even bacon
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Evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can help treat diseases. Here are the most promising uses.

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 – […]
Evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can help treat diseases. Here are the most promising uses.
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