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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.
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.
Oct 12, 2010 at 2:27 PM
From the Cascade Mycological Society David Rust, co-founder of the Bay Area Mycological Society and mycologist, will present an Introduction to Wild and Edible Mushrooms to the Cascade Mycological Society on Oct. 14, 2010. The talk will include...
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...
Jul 13, 2010 at 7:53 PM
Every year during the height of the rainy season, villagers of all ages in a corner of southwestern China would suddenly die of cardiac arrest. No one knew what caused Yunnan Sudden Death Syndrome, blamed for an estimated 400 deaths in the past three decades.
Jul 13, 2010 at 8:11 AM
Every summer during the height of the rainy season, villagers of all ages in a corner of southwestern China would suddenly die of cardiac arrest. No one knew what caused Yunnan Sudden Death Syndrome, blamed for an estimated 400 deaths in the past three decades.
Jul 5, 2010 at 10:34 AM
The 91-year-old widow lived by herself in a tumbledown house on a desolate country road. But she wasn't alone, not really, not as long as she could visit her husband and twin sister. No matter they were already dead.
May 26, 2009 at 6:29 PM
Becky Lerner is hungry - but determined. She is trying to live off “wild” food for a week in Portland.
Sep 30, 2008 at 8:13 AM
No more wondering where your hamburger came from, or where your lettuce and tomatoes were grown: Starting this week, shoppers will see lots more foods labeled with the country of origin.
Sep 29, 2008 at 11:41 AM
No more wondering where your hamburger came from, or where your lettuce and tomatoes were grown: Starting this week, shoppers will see lots more foods labeled with the country of origin.
Feb 27, 2008 at 8:44 AM
The concept of a comprehensive encyclopedia of life on the Internet proved too popular. Its computers were overwhelmed and couldn't keep it alive when it debuted Tuesday.
Aug 24, 2007 at 11:49 AM
Having trouble persuading your child to eat broccoli or spinach? You may have only yourself to blame. According to a study of twins, neophobia - or the fear of new foods - is mostly in the genes.
Jul 28, 2007 at 2:33 PM
Aminita mushrooms are a delightful find but only to look at.
By olbetsy
Channel: Nature