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Demand for vegan food means mushroom meat market is expected to hit nearly $1 billion by 2032

Mycoprotein, also known as mushroom meat, is a market that is expected to boom in the coming decade. If you haven’t had a chance to try vegan meat made with mycoprotein—also known as mushroom meat—yet, you likely will soon. The global…
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Computer chip made using mushroom skin could be easily recycled

Using mushroom skin to make the base of computer chips and batteries would make them easier to recycle. All electronic circuits, which consist of conducting metals, need to sit in an insulating and cooling base called a substrate. In almost…
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Fungi-based protein that upcycles food waste

Scientists have developed a technique to cultivate a fungi-based food product that could serve as a healthier, high-quality tasting, and greener alternative to plant-based protein. The protein is cultivated from fungi that grow on a base of…
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Five good reasons to build a mushroom farm

Considerations for expanding mushroom cultivation efforts ultimately come down to return on investment. The costs involved in building a modern mushroom farm are arguably greater than setting up in tomato or cucumber production. Mushrooms need…
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Want to save the planet? Eat protein from mushrooms and algae instead of red meat

Replacing just one fifth of the red meat we eat with microbial proteins derived from fungi or algae could reduce annual deforestation by a massive 56% come 2050, according to a study published this spring. Climate scientists at the Potsdam…
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5 ways fungus-based technology will change the world

Mushrooms aren’t just a delicious pizza topping. They could help us colonise other planets, tackle plastic pollution and even rescue beleaguered bees. Did you know there are 10 times more species of fungi than plants? That with every woodland…
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How to clean and store mushrooms

Here's how to make sure you're cleaning and storing your mushrooms properly. Mushrooms are standout members of the fungi family that offer an earthy flavor when used in cooking, and can make a great meat substitute. Plus, they pack anti-inflammatory…
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Mushrooms show promise to improve feed efficiency in pigs

Researcher believes mushrooms could prove more effective than seaweeds in replacing antibiotics. Are mushrooms the next big thing in animal feed? A researcher in Dublin believes they may hold more promise than seaweed as a feed additive,…
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Fish-free seafood made from fungi and seaweed

Fish-free seafood made from fungi and seaweed: Scientists and Michelin-starred chef to develop product ‘good enough for fine dining’. A team of scientists led by Dr Leonie Jahn from the Technical University of Denmark is collaborating…