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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October 7, 2017

What's in a name?

The official name of a species is an internationally recognized origin certification: it determines the commercial value of a given mushroom. Thus, the...
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June 23, 2017

The Secret of Fairy Rings

Numerous species of mushrooms draw on the ground circles which have, at all times, intrigued. The story begins with a spore germinating and releasing...
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April 19, 2017

Brexit and Mushrooms

Toadstools is a British word for suspect mushrooms. In the 5th Century, Germanic tribes, migrating from northern Germany, brought the rather unappetizing word...
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