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.
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".
Next time you go out in the sun to get some Vitamin D, think about mushrooms.
Do you know the advantages of eating mushrooms? It can help ramp up nutritional value, so eat it to stay energetic, says expert.
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.
Vitamin D helps the body in maintaining bone density thus reducing the risk of fracture, osteomalacia, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
Mushrooms may be the culprit behind the shortage of coal on Earth.
International scientists claim they have found evidence that a medicinal mushroom used in Asia can completely suppress prostate tumours by targeting cancer stem cells.
Mushroom used in Asia for medicinal purposes vanquished prostate tumour successfully in mice during early trials.
Try out this cashew and mushroom combination.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium