Tag: Mushrooms & Mycology

Santa’s Secret Helper: Amanita Muscaria

Whatever you’re celebrating this time of year, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll encounter Santa Claus at some point. Whether he’s at the mall, on your beverage, or a pub-crawling mob donning red coats and white beards, blocking sidewalks and intersections—the man is ubiquitous this time of year. However, slightly less well known is Santa’s secret …continue

Mushrooms: Let Medicine Be Thy Food

Did you know that September is National Mushroom Month? Although this holiday doesn’t correspond to a mushroom season—since fungi don’t depend on sunlight, they can grow in the right conditions throughout the year—the timing still feels appropriate. With summer perennials preparing for colder months and autumn crops beginning to ripen, our diets should be shifting …continue