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A <i>fairy ring</i> is a naturally occurring ring of mushrooms. They are also known as pixie’s rings, faerie circles, or elf circles. The English believed that fairy rings were where fairies came to dance and celebrate, the mushrooms of the rings were used as stools for the fairies to recuperate during the evenings festivities. (OP)

Coral Sand Under a Microscope

Coral sand is aptly named: it's sand made up of tiny bits of coral and other ocean animals such as foraminifera, molluscs, and crustaceans. This …

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Genus Mycena

5 Surprising Drone Uses (Besides Pizza Delivery)

Domino's delivery may be a farce, but drones are set to become common in American skies.<p><b>We all know drones can deliver death on the battlefield, but might they also soon be delivering hot pizzas to your door? While the "DomiCopter," the brainchild of a British Domino's pizza franchise, delivered a</b> …

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Grow your own delicious mushrooms

A look at different growing methods and varieties enabling you to pick your own edible fungus at home<p>The day we moved to Otter Farm it rained solidly. By the time boxes and bags had been dumped and the kettle found, it was dark. There was no chance to go outside. I woke early and headed over the …

Mushrooms are magical for your skin

We couldn’t imagine pizza or pasta without mushrooms, but you just might want to make some room in your skincare regimen for these fabulous …

One Ingredient, Many Ways: Mushrooms

Credit: Helen Rosner<p>SIDE DISHES<p><b>Ragout of Peas and Morels</b><br>This mix of earthy morels, pearl onions, carrots and peas comes swimming in a savory …

LED Mushroom Desk Lamps

Japanese designer Yukio Takano makes humorous little mushroom lamps that look like wild mushrooms growing on logs, but are actually LED-powered desk …

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Although a few mushrooms with stems grow on tree bark, most do not. Bark mushrooms typically grow in the form of conk, also called a bract or shelf. Although some varieties of bark mushrooms are harmless, some cause what is called white rot, and some cause the more serious brown rot. A few …

Maitake: The Magnificent 'Dancing' Mushroom

In Europe and the United States, this mushroom (<i>Grifola frondosa</i>) is commonly called "hen of the woods," since its frond-like growths resemble the feathers of a fluffed chicken. <i>Maitake</i> is the name I prefer, in a bow to the Japanese who pioneered its cultivation. Maitake mushrooms are known in Japan …

Magic mushrooms' psychedelic ingredient could help treat people with severe depression

Drugs derived from magic mushrooms could help treat people with severe depression. Scientists believe the chemical psilocybin, the psychedelic …

The mushroom man | Meet the producer

Our fascination with mushrooms was born of an interest in foraging. Then, about eight years ago, a project was set up by the local council and Bangor …

Grow Oyster Mushrooms in a Laundry Basket

If you love mushrooms, growing your own doesn't have to be a hassle. You can buy a kit like the kind we've featured, or try growing them in your …

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Periodic Scrabble

<b>Periodic Scrabble</b><p>Scrabble and the Periodic Table each just not geeky enough for you on their own?<p><b>SCoRe MoRe FUN WITh BOTh</b><p><i>Elemensus</i> combines the best of word play and chemistry to challenge you like never BeFORe.<p>Only the letters and letter combinations from the periodic table can be used to form words, which ups the ante over Scrabble considerably (according to one calculation, only about 15% of the legal Scrabble words are allowed with the periodic table constraints: http://yanwong.me/?p=316). …