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Mushrooms as medicine, food, and nutrition

January 23, 2018

Which edible mushrooms are the favorites of survivalists? Of chefs? Are humans the only animals that feast on fungi? What kind of preparation makes a mushroom the most nutritious? Learn about using mushrooms as medicine, food, and nutrition from experts and authors of Mushrooms of the Southeast, Todd F. Elliott and Steven L. Stephenson.

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Mushroom, Toadstool, Bolete, Stinkhorn, or ?

October 9, 2017

So what do you call it?

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How do mushrooms grow so quickly?

January 12, 2017

Have you ever walked into your garden or through the woods to find a ring of mushrooms had sprung up overnight? In his third book on the soil food web, Jeff Lowenfels describes the reproduction and life cycles of fungi.

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Jeff Lowenfels gets back in the garden

February 9, 2011

We’re hosting a weeklong Get Back in the Garden Giveaway. Our authors will share their processes for getting the garden ready for Spring, and we’ll give away a copy of their book. Join the fun, and share the ways that you prepare for the gardening season, too! Our third guest blogger is Jeff Lowenfels, co-author […]

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