November 4, 2011 • 12:19 am
Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories. They provide all these benefits, and they are not drugs. These are ‘functional foods’ and/or ‘dietary ingredients,’ which help support the immune system on a fundamental, multi-factorial level.
Read more at TheHuffingtonPost: Can Mushrooms Help the Immune System Fight Cancer? Interview With Paul Stamets, Mycologist
Filed under: Alternative cancer therapies, Cancer treatment, Mushrooms
Pets have been known to eat mushrooms in yards and while on walks. While 99% of mushrooms have little or no toxicity, the 1% that are highly toxic can cause life-threatening problems in pets.
Take extra care to keep pets away from areas where mushrooms might be growing.
Read more at North American Mycological Association: Mushroom Poisonings in Dogs and Cats
Filed under: Mushroom poisoning, Mushrooms