Tag Archives: magic mushrooms

Fungal Architecture: How Mycelium Is Revolutionizing Sustainable Building Materials

Fungus Freddy   |   May 22, 2023

Mycelium. It’s more than a concept kids learn about in school. It’s more than a way to restore ecosystems and help trees survive and thrive. It’s a material that may...

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Edible Insects and Fungi: A Sustainable Protein Source for the Future

Fungus Freddy   |   May 19, 2023

Edible insects and fungi are emerging as a promising dietary protein as earth’s population continues to grow and natural resources become strained.  While the idea of eating bugs may seem...

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Bioluminescent Fungi: The Glowing Wonders of the Mycological World

Fungus Freddy   |   May 17, 2023

Bioluminescent fungi are a unique group of mushrooms that emit an eerie green light of 520–530 nm. These otherworldly organisms fascinate scientists and nature enthusiasts as they can glow in...

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The Science Behind Spore Germination: How Magic Mushrooms Begin Their Life Cycle

Fungus Freddy   |   April 10, 2023

What phases do mushrooms undergo as they mature, and how does spore germination occur? Fungi grow differently from other organisms, and it’s interesting to discover how mushroom populations spread. Many...

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Microscopy Techniques for Identifying Magic Mushroom Spores

Fungus Freddy   |   January 29, 2023

Magic mushroom spores are a marvel under a microscope. These fungal cells offer a fascinating insight into the fifth kingdom. Microscopic analysis lets us identify countless mushroom species found in...

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The Science of Magic Mushroom Spores: A Guide for Researchers

Fungus Freddy   |   January 28, 2023

Fungal caps and stems are superstars, but they’re not the only part of this organism worth exploring. Magic mushroom spores are equally (if not even more) fascinating for enthusiasts.These tiny...

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When to Use Spore Syringes vs. Spore Swabs

Fungus Freddy   |   January 23, 2023

Mycological terms can confuse a newbie. One of the first examples relates to samples they might study: spore syringes and spore swabs. These two terms refer to ways a hobbyist might acquire spores...

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Where to Find Psilocybin Mushrooms in the Wild

Fungus Freddy   |   October 14, 2022

Psilocybin mushrooms are leading the revival of psychedelics worldwide. In recent years, several states and countries have even started campaigning to decriminalize shrooms for personal use. You can find wild shrooms...

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Looking Beyond Psilocybin: Which Compounds Are In Magic Mushrooms?

Fungus Freddy   |   June 11, 2022

There are dozens of mysteries surrounding magic mushrooms, but psilocybin, one of their main constituents, isn’t one of them. Aside from this famous compound, a handful of other substances are...

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