April 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Do-It-Yourself Mushrooms

from the NYTimes, published April 14

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/garden/15mushrooms.html?pagewanted=1

Added by kate cahill on April 29, 2010 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Alison Knowles and more April 17th

Alison Knowles…

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Added by Athena Kokoronis on April 15, 2010 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Lightning really does make mushrooms multiply

Japanese farming folklore has it that lightning makes mushrooms multiply, and new research supports the idea. Mushrooms form a staple part of the diet in Japan, and the fungi are in such high demand that around 50,000 tons are imported annually, so scientists have been experimenting with artificial lightning to see if it could increase the crop.



A four-year study carried out at Iwate University in northern Japan on ten species of mushroom (so far) has shown that for eight of the 10… Continue

Added by Caroline Woolard on April 13, 2010 at 7:05pm — No Comments

We're in Pittsburg for a workshop at CMU

If you're in PA, here's what we're up to:

Monday, April 12th:

4:30-5:30pm Presentation to the School of Drama

Tuesday:

9-11am Intensive Workshop I –Theater Lab at Schenley Park Panther Hollow

1:30-4:20pm Intensive Workshop II – EcoArt Class

Wednesday:

9:30-12:30 Intensive Workshop III – Park Panther Hollow

7-9pm Communal dinner/ wrap up—Waffle

Shop, East Liberty *ArtPark is located above Panther Hollow, a flat area off of Forbes Ave.… Continue

Added by Caroline Woolard on April 11, 2010 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Mushroom Foraging in Chinatown with Gary (3/27/2010)

Added by Christopher Lee Kennedy on April 1, 2010 at 9:16pm — No Comments

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