West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Couple offers 'mushroom of hope' for women

A couple in Siliguri are helping women residents of closed tea estates across Siliguri subdivision and families who lost their principal earning members to elephant attacks, to mushroom hope amid hard...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.01.21

Mushroom cultivation at CIMFR

The Central Industrial Mining and Fuel Research  (CIMFR) has been conducting training in mushroom cultivation and processing, with an aim to make common people self-reliant through this mode of e...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Books  /  Published 08.01.21

Fungi: the entangled web of life

Sheldrake’s book is a quest for a new vocabulary as well as a new template for reimagining categories for self, Otherness, body and living. How might we understand speaking, hearing and interpre...
By Debjani Bhattacharyya

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.18

Amul model to market mushrooms in Dhanbad

A group of youths in Dhanbad are working on a cooperative business model on the lines of Amul to cut out middlemen and provide guaranteed income to farmers engaged in mushroom cultivation.The group ca...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Alert on wild mushroom in Assam

After spurious liquor which killed more than 150 people recently, there is a call to spread awareness in the tea gardens of Assam against consumption of chhatu or wild mushrooms which could be poison...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 16.12.18

What’s that flavour in my pitha? It’s mushrooms

Traditional pitha (rice cake), laru (sweet coconut ball), tupula bhaat (sticky rice in banana leaves) are being given a delicious twist with the innovative addition of a surprise ingredient.A group of...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

2 die of mushroom poisoning

At least two persons died and several others are stated to be critical after consuming wild mushrooms at a village along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills district, offic...
By PTI in Shillong


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