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Mar 18, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Do you or your child take a vitamin D supplement? Should you?
Nov 21, 2012 at 6:12 PM
A third person has died from eating poisonous mushrooms at a California senior care facility where a caretaker found the fungus in the backyard and used it to make soup, authorities said Wednesday.
Nov 12, 2012 at 8:30 PM
Amateurs take a big risk when they harvest wild mushrooms, especially when they serve the fungi to others. But Friday's mass poisoning at an assisted-living facility near Sacramento, Calif., was shocking in its scope.
Oct 25, 2012 at 3:30 PM
The long, dry summer meant a slow start to mushroom season, affecting pickers, grocery stores and restaurants.
Oct 25, 2012 at 3:30 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - The long, dry summer meant a slow start to mushroom season, affecting pickers, grocery stores and restaurants.

"By this time usually the woods are flowing with all different varieties of fungi," said Tom LoCascio,...
Aug 13, 2012 at 3:01 PM

The Oakridge Hostel & Guest House is again sponsoring “For the Love of Mushrooms…A Weekend Foray” beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, and continuing until Sunday Oct. 21.   

A second weekend is offered on Nov. 2-4.

The...
Feb 14, 2012 at 11:35 AM
February 14, 2012 is Oregon's 153rd birthday. To celebrate, we're taking a look at some of Oregon's state symbols, ranging from the well-known to the bizarre.
Oct 17, 2011 at 1:10 PM

From the Benton County Sheriff's Office

Stephen Dinnell, 26, of Springfield, Ore., became disoriented Saturday while hunting for chanterelle mushrooms west of Glenbrook. 

He indicated that he began collecting mushrooms around...
Apr 12, 2011 at 6:00 AM
Jennifer Hahn hasn't walked all that far down the driveway of her home when she stops in front of a small Indian plum tree that's starting to sprout green, plucks a leaf and pops it into her mouth.
Mar 3, 2011 at 10:14 AM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Dinosaurs squashed them with impunity. Thousands of species that lacked culinary appreciation have turned up their noses at them. And a study based on advanced DNA analysis has shown that this shameful indifference went on for 129...
Mar 3, 2011 at 10:02 AM
Dinosaurs squashed them with impunity. Thousands of species that lacked culinary appreciation have turned up their noses at them. And a study has shown that this indifference went on for 129 million years.
Feb 9, 2011 at 12:49 PM
The Diet Detective, Charles Stuart Platkin, shares his favorite healthy Valentine's Day recipes from some top foodies.
Nov 17, 2010 at 1:13 PM
An accent of mushrooms merged with sweet notes of honey in a sampling Wednesday of what's been billed as the world's oldest champagne, salvaged from a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea.
Oct 27, 2010 at 9:10 AM
It wasn't immediately clear whether the 54-year-old Springfield woman died from exposure, injury or another cause.
Sep 13, 2010 at 8:12 AM
When Chef Josh Skenes first sought the flavor of Northern California, he went to local growers. Then he went beyond farms, joining a growing number of urbanites who are returning to humanity's first pursuit - foraging - in a search for food that...