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This Natural Fungus Powder Could Be The Next Substitute For Sugar In Processed Foods

Co.Exist - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
By adding the fungus to a food, the manufacturer can include less sugar or sugar substitute. And ironically, ClearTaste can also work in tandem with other sweeteners, both artificial and natural.

Let's celebrate 150 years of Beatrix Potter: author, scientist and fungus-lover

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
By the 1890s, Potter's skills in mycology drew Roscoe's attention when he learned she had successfully germinated spores of a class of fungi, and had ideas on how they reproduced. He used his scientific connections with botanists at Kew's Royal Botanic ...

Fried Fungus; Morel Mushrooms at Ozarks Empire Fair

KY3 - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Fried morel mushrooms at the Ozark Empire Fair, that is now an option at the Fungal Fusion food truck. It's new this year at the fairgrounds.

Highlight: Noise Art — White Fungus 15

Taipei Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
If you can stay awake tomorrow night, the White Fungus 15 release party begins at 11:50pm at Korner. Founded in 2004 by New Zealand brothers Ron Hanson and Mark Hanson, the Taichung-based arts magazine has since endeavored to introduce ...
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Traces of Valley Fever fungus found in Central Oregon

Bend Bulletin - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Public health officials have thought for decades the coccidioides fungus that causes Valley Fever was found only in the Southwest.
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Fungal Disease 'Valley Fever' Is Often Misdiagnosed

Live Science - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
A fungal infection called valley fever, which can cause mild to severe lung problems (including holes in the lungs), is often misdiagnosed because the symptoms can resemble those of the flu or other illness, experts say.

Fungus a possible precursor of severe respiratory diseases in pigs University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The fungus Pneumocystis carinii is a relatively common cause of pneumonia in Austrian pigs, but its role has so far remained largely unexplored.
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SpaceX Rocket Carries Chernobyl Fungi Into Space

Popular Science - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Some types of this fungus are able to resist and even thrive on high levels of radiation, thanks to their dark pigmentation.
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Ants Have Been Farming Fungi Since The Dinosaurs Died Out

Popular Science - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The attine ants of South America rely on fungus farming to support their diminutive communities. They may never be able to compete with the dizzying array of crops humans grow, but they've been honing their craft far longer than we have.
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Discovery of new fungus requires reconsideration on the nature of lichen

Fox News Latino - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Washington - The discovery of a new fungus requires rethinking about the nature of lichen. Until now it was believed that lichen is formed only by a single fungus and an algae, the journal 'Science' published on Thursday. The finding, which alters ...

Gone: The race to stop the fungus killing millions of bats

Atlanta Magazine - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The culprit couldn't be more ordinary: a simple fungus that thrives in confined and cool spaces. But the fungus that causes white-nose is not native to North America.

Researchers Find Fungus a Possible Precursor of Severe Respiratory Diseases in Pigs

ThePigSite.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The fungus Pneumocystis carinii is a relatively common cause of pneumonia in Austrian pigs, but its role has so far remained largely unexplored.

Researchers identify gene-based treatment that works against fungus

News-Medical.net - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Fungal infections pose a major threat to hospital patients and have proven difficult to combat, but scientists have unlocked evidence that could lead to more effective treatment.

Colombia's bananas could be devastated if fungus arrives

Reuters UK - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
"In the case that the fungus arrives, it's devastating, it will finish everything," Soto said. "We're designing a contingency plan to react in case of an outbreak and before it can spread.

Injection bottles get fungus infection

The Siasat Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Warangal: Following the detection of fungus in Pralidoxime injection bottles produced by the Himalaya Company in MGM Hospital, here, causing a sensation as the Drug Control Administration (DCA) officials have issued orders that it should not be used ...

Norway: Record high strawberry prices after fungus ravages crops

FreshPlaza - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Norwegian strawberry prices remain high after grey rot (Botrytis cinerea) plagued growers, leading to up to 50% losses for some. Consistently wet weather made the strawberries susceptible to the fungus and once affected, the berries turn grey and rot.

Researchers get new insight into deadly fungal infections

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The researchers delineated several key aspects of the fungus that might help researchers develop treatments. Right now, there is no way to treat these fungal infections. For example, all of the mucormycosis-causing fungi tested contained several copies ...

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Monadnock Ledger Transcript - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
If a white pine has brown needles or is shedding needles at a large rate, a fungi known as needlecast may be the cause, according to Jeremy Delisle, program coordinator at the Education Center of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension.

Researchers Provide New Insight Into Deadly Fungal Infections

Lab Manager Magazine - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Rhizopus delemar Spore-containing structures of the species Rhizopus delemar, which is one of the most commonly isolated fungal species from people with mucormycosis.Image courtesy of the University of Maryland School of MedicineMost people don't ...
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