Interesting facts about mushrooms

A mushroom is neither a fruit nor a vegetable; technically mushrooms aren’t even plants. Mushrooms are a type of fungi; Fungi are living organisms that are distantly related to plants, and more closely related to animals, but rather different from either of those groups. All mushrooms are fungi, but not all fungi are mushrooms. A … Read more

Interesting facts about truffles

Truffles are a form of mushroom that grow in harmony with a host tree, enabling the tree to take in phosphorus while in return the truffle receives sugars enabling it to grow. Truffles grow underground, about 2,5 – 10 centimeters (1 – 4 inches) below, on the roots of certain varieties of oak and hazelnut … Read more