June 27, 2019

Beware of Deer Ticks

Previously unknown in our latitudes, Lyme disease has been steadily progressing northwards: it affects more and more hikers. It begins with localized rash but...
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March 23, 2019

Do you know your morels?

How to navigate with the names of species? Each region of the world has its own familiar names, often simply evoking a color: black mushroom, red, ... Thus,...
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January 28, 2019

Mushrooms in the new Canadian Food Guide

Health Canada writes somewhere that "mushrooms are part of a healthy diet and provide many of the nutrients your body needs." Why aqren't mushrooms mentionned...
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November 25, 2018

Mycophobia, the film

In June 2014, homeowners confronted with the proliferation of woolly filaments in the crawl space of their residence, turned to experts. They concluded that an...
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October 20, 2018

CRISPR or the truly white button mushroom

White button mushrooms are in every grocery store around the world. As inexpensive as they may be, they have a flaw: they bruise easily, which makes them less...
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July 21, 2018

Growing your own Morels ?


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May 28, 2018

Drug trafficking and identity theft

A few weeks ago, the postman brought a white cushioned envelope. The address of the recipient, unknown to us, is in Texas, the return address is ours. The...
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February 28, 2018

Tantalizing Truffles

At this time every Year, the  Montréal en lumière Festival is a unique chance to discover some of the World’s best chefs. A few days ago,  after a days...
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December 28, 2017

Eldorado in Hell

In October 2016, Miro and Fanny, in their late twenties, were preparing a trip to Yukon: like thousands of other apprentice adventurers, they were dreaming of...
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October 27, 2017

Breaking down diesel in Yukon contaminated soils

Mycoremediation is the use of fungi to break down organic compounds and pollutants. Mushrooms naturally recycle hydrocarbons. This is particularly the case for...
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