Stories tagged: mushrooms
Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Director Louie Schwartzberg, with the aid of gorgeous time-lapse photography and mycophilic talking heads including Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone and Andrew Weil, covers a lot of ground – pun intended …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
So I went to the dentist last week for a checkup.
Thu., May 9, 2019
Down the rabbit hole: Denver decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ – a type that grows wild in Washington
In a vote surprising to many, Denver chose Wednesday to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms – the same kind coined “magic mushroom” because of its hallucinogen psilocybin that grow wild throughout Washington.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
The epiphany that mushrooms could help save the world’s ailing bee colonies struck Paul Stamets while he was in bed.
Wed., April 25, 2018
Morel mushroom permits will go on sale May for commercial harvesting of mushrooms in the Jolly Mountain fire area, according to a news release from the Okanogon-Wenatchee National Forest.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
Officials of Farmers Fresh Mushrooms were not looking to expand beyond Canada, but as the saying goes, one thing led to another, and now they are looking to start up …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
Pecky Cox, of Priest Lake, hunts mushrooms alone. Mushroomers are like huckleberry pickers.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
A city-funded study to see whether fungi can break down persistent industrial pollutants before they enter the Spokane River has come back with a resounding “maybe.”
Tue., July 18, 2017
The filling is fun to tinker with, as you can switch out the bacon for crab or add some chopped jalapeños or Tabasco for heat.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017
The University of Idaho Extension and Idaho Department of Lands are hosting Growing Forest Mushrooms and Forest Edibles workshops.
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016
As the Inland Northwest experienced one of its wettest months on record in October, the microorganisms underneath our feet quietly worked on setting records of their own. In lawns, backyards …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
A research project funded by the city of Spokane is looking at whether mushrooms could help clean up PCBs from stormwater before it gets into the Spokane River.
Sun., July 3, 2016
With another fire season looming, families in Stevens County are still trying to recover from last summer’s devastating Carpenter Road wildfire.
Wed., May 25, 2016
Most of the region’s public lands campgrounds are opening just in time for the Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial opening of the camping season. However, some roads and trails …
Mon., May 23, 2016
From flames come fungi. That means morel mushroom hunters are checking maps outlining last year’s many Northwest wildfires before heading into forests this month.
Sat., April 9, 2016
Inland Northwest national forests swept by 2015 wildfires are gearing up with rules, permits and educational pamphlets as officials expect a spring rush of mushroom gatherers. A bumper crop of …
Wed., Sept. 16, 2015
Slimy and swampy, with an aftertaste like the smell of the inside of a funky old tin cup – that’s my childhood recollection of sautéed spinach. Good thing palates change.
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
The long fall and recent rains have been perfect for mushrooms. They have been popping up everywhere. There are thousands of mushrooms, or technically fungi, found in nature. They have …
Wed., Oct. 22, 2014
Off road, up an incline, in some shady, pine needle-covered place along the outer edges of the Coeur d’Alene National Forest, there’s edible gold. It pushes through the duff on …
Sun., April 7, 2013
WENATCHEE – Grab your baskets, it’s nearly mushroom-picking time! An abundance of morel mushrooms and their pickers are expected to pop up in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest within the month. …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
VAIL, Colo. – Mushroom hunting has never been as easy – or comfortable – as this. For $200 a person, the Four Seasons Resort Vail is sending out guided expeditions …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2012
PORTLAND – A family of three huddled on the edge of an old-growth Oregon forest for six days, lost and cold, unable to signal search helicopters flying low and slow …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2011
PORTLAND, Maine — The tropical storms that drenched the Northeast this year left an unexpected bounty: Thousands of mushrooms have sprung up on some lawns, and foragers have filled bags …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2011
SEATTLE – Fall opens the door to all kinds of outdoor opportunities, and mushroom foraging in the woods is a top contender. As the first heavy rainfalls of autumn arrive …
Thu., Oct. 21, 2010
This has been the year for mushrooms. Homeowners have had them popping up all over yards and gardens and have been flooding garden centers and the Master Gardener Plant Clinic …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010
Whenever the word “veggie” modifies “burger,” many people taste skepticism more than anything else. While it’s true that many veggie burgers are nothing more than mushy patties of ground-up produce, …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2009
Pale yellow chanterelles, fragrant anise mushrooms, distinctive coral fungi and thousands of other species have been prized for centuries. In China, mushrooms have been used in cooking and medicinally for …