October 26, 2020

Infamous Amanitas

Horror stories surrounding Amanita are countless, across centuries and cultures. Except in Antarctica, the genus is present all over the world. It maintains...
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March 14, 2020

Lion's Mane on a Bear's Head

He approaches the cash register. A man in his early forties, bald. Alex starts by telling me his story. He has a lot against conventional medicine. He was a...
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November 20, 2019

Magic Mushrooms and Psychotherapy

A few days ago, a customer named Kevin visited Mycoboutique’s shop in Montréal. Among other purchases, he brought to the cash counter a fascinating book:...
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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 ?

Morels are still essentially a wild product today. For the past twenty years, China has displayed itself as a pioneer in the cultivation of morels. The...
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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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