Poisonous mushrooms could help cure deadly diseases

Toxic mushrooms may hold secrets to tackling deadly diseases as researchers have discovered that the fungi could help in the production of medicines capable of curing disease without the patient suffering any side effects.

How white mushrooms turn brown

An enzyme called tyrosinase, which is formed prior to fungal spoiling, is responsible for mushrooms turning brown, says a study that looked into the mechanisms behind the "browning reaction".

Now, bask in mushrooms to get Vitamin D!

Next time you go out in the sun to get some Vitamin D, think about mushrooms.

Eat mushrooms to stay energetic

Do you know the advantages of eating mushrooms? It can help ramp up nutritional value, so eat it to stay energetic, says expert.

Eating mushrooms can increase Vitamin D level

Eating three or four button mushrooms a day is sufficient to make vitamin D for the average person`s estimated daily needs, according to an Australian scientist.

Mushrooms `contain as much vitamin D as supplements`

Vitamin D helps the body in maintaining bone density thus reducing the risk of fracture, osteomalacia, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

Mushrooms stopped coal formation 300 mn yrs ago?

Mushrooms may be the culprit behind the shortage of coal on Earth.

Mushrooms `can beat prostate tumours`

International scientists claim they have found evidence that a medicinal mushroom used in Asia can completely suppress prostate tumours by targeting cancer stem cells.

Mushrooms could help fight prostate cancer

Mushroom used in Asia for medicinal purposes vanquished prostate tumour successfully in mice during early trials.

Mushrooms could help fight prostate cancer

Mushroom used in Asia for medicinal purposes vanquished prostate tumour successfully in mice during early trials.

Recipe: Peas with cashews & mushrooms

Try out this cashew and mushroom combination.