Entire family, save 3-year-old girl, dies after eating mushroom

An entire family, barring a three-year old girl, has died after consuming wild mushrooms in Mizoram's Mamit district, with the latest casualty reported today, hospital sources said.

 Mushrooms may help develop more efficient batteries

Mushrooms may help develop more efficient batteries

Researchers have created electrodes from a species of wild fungus called Tyromyces fissilis.

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Due to global warming, farmers of India have started indoor farming. A mushroom farmer of Solan, Himachal Pradesh cultivating mushroom by indoor farming.

Top five superfoods you should eat to live longer!

Eating a healthy diet is very important to live a long and healthy life.

Indian woman to sue Aus supermarket chain over mushrooms laced with death caps

A 25-year-old Indian woman, who almost died after consuming mushrooms laced with death caps, is suing Australia's largest supermarket chain Woolworths for selling the food item to her.

Toxin from 'death cap' mushrooms may cure colorectal cancer

Scientists have found that "death cap" mushrooms could help fight the battle of colorectal cancer.

Eating cooked shiitake mushrooms everyday can boost immunity

A new study has revealed that eating cooked shiitake mushrooms everyday can boost the immunity.

Mushrooms may boost your immunity

A mushroom species native to Asia may boost immunity when eaten daily, a new study has claimed.

LSD, magic mushrooms do not affect mental health

Psychedelics like LSD and magic mushrooms, do not put a person at risk of developing mental health problems, claims a new study.

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.