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Cigarette butts get mushroom makeover

Here’s an idea that could really grow on you. What if you could train mushrooms to eat cigarette butts and use the leftover plastic to create new recyclable products? Cigarette litter is a real pain in the butt, so Australian charity No…
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The type of mushroom that tastes similar to chicken

It's a phrase so many have used when trying to describe an unusual food or attempting to coax a stubborn child into eating dinner. "It tastes like chicken." While most children will likely be able to tell the difference between cooked chicken…
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Health trends 2023

Mushrooms are likely already on your radar as a next-gen nutrition powerhouse, but 2023 will see them become as mainstream as CBD and collagen. Rachel Chatterton, Head of Food Development at Holland & Barrett(opens in new tab), is predicting…
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How to incorporate mushrooms in diets

With January just around the corner, many people will have one resolution on their list for next year: a new year diet plan. Well, we’re here to tell you that you don’t have to wait until January to start a low-fat diet plan with meals…
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Biodegradable polystyrene substitute made from mushrooms

Polystyrene is one of the worst offenders when it comes to unnecessary single-use plastic packaging. Bulky and non-degradable, it is also a big contributor to microplastics, which wash up in our oceans and wind up in our drinking water, harming…
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Demand for vegan food means mushroom meat market is expected to hit nearly $1 billion by 2032

Mycoprotein, also known as mushroom meat, is a market that is expected to boom in the coming decade. If you haven’t had a chance to try vegan meat made with mycoprotein—also known as mushroom meat—yet, you likely will soon. The global…
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Computer chip made using mushroom skin could be easily recycled

Using mushroom skin to make the base of computer chips and batteries would make them easier to recycle. All electronic circuits, which consist of conducting metals, need to sit in an insulating and cooling base called a substrate. In almost…
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Bitburger Brewery Group and Mushlabs announce collaboration

Sustainable meat alternative from the brewery Germany’s leading biotech startup Mushlabs will be working together with Bitburger Brewery Group, one of the most significant private brewery groups in Germany. Bitburger aims to provide capacity…
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Luxury hats made from mycelium

The Reishi Collection by luxury hatmaker Nick Fouquet is made with sustainably sourced mycelium inding viable alternatives to leather can be difficult. Leather is a durable material that is able to withstand a lot of wear and tear, making…