How to forage for mushrooms – safely and legally – this fall
Dr. Mary Berbee, professor in the UBC department of botany, discusses how to safely and legally forage for mushrooms around the city this fall.
Oct 19, 2023
UBC researcher develops app to identify poisonous mushrooms
Foraging is a centuries-old practice, but many of the mushrooms in British Columbia are just now being identified through DNA sequencing and the enthusiasm of amateur collectors.
Nov 30, 2017
Mushrooms hold potential for sustainable building materials
We slice them on pizza, toss them in salad and sauté them in stirfry. But have you ever thought about using mushrooms as furniture? According to the work of a team of researchers, the humble fungus is ready to leave the kitchen and take up a role as a building material.
Apr 19, 2016