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Are there any vegan meat alternatives made from fungi or mycelium?

QUESTION: I started out as a vegetarian, and now want to go vegan. But I still want to be able to use meat alternatives when planning meals. It may

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7 Different products that are made with mushroom mycelium.

From buildings to vegan leather and beyond, mycelium is proving itself to be a powerful alternative to traditional materials.

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4 Ways mushroom mycelium challenges our definitions of intelligence.

As humans we like to believe only our species is truly intelligent. Research into fungal mycelium is now challenging that assumption…

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Mushroom mycelium connects all life in the woods, as a vast network

Mushroom mycelium is the miracle beneath our feet. It’s the root system of the mushrooms we see above ground, and a whole lot more.

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Fungi have sex in a variety of interesting and surprising ways.

Fungi can have sex in ways that might surprise you. Their range of reproductive options gives fungi a huge survival advantage.

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Is there such a thing as Puffball mushroom pizza?

QUESTION: I overhead some people talking about making pizza with Puffball mushrooms. I don’t think they were talking about adding mushrooms as a topping.

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Mushroom and fungi resources, including a list of experts and authors

This resource list for lovers of mushrooms and fungi will grow over time, as I come across additional experts and websites to share.

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What’s the difference between mushrooms and fungi?

QUESTION: I’m fairly new to all this, but super pumped to learn more! Thank you for your site, and for the chance to ask you a question. Here’s my question.

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Is mushroom mycelium bad for plants?

QUESTION: Our neighbor says his plants have been doing poorly ever since he started seeing mushroom on his lawn and under some of his shrubs. He says

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I heard mushrooms have an umami taste. What does that even mean?

QUESTION: I’m vaguely familiar with the word “umami”. Mostly I hear it when people talk about Asia food. But I don’t really ‘get it’. Is it a taste I

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