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Can mushrooms save the honey bee?

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Steve-Sheppard-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Research by a Washington State University bee scientist and a mushroom farmer indicates that extracts from the fungus might help honey bees fight off disease and parasites. 

One experiment involves a prototype beehive made from mushrooms.

Read the complete article and watch the video in Crosscut.com news at http://crosscut.com/2015/02/can-mushrooms-save-honeybee/.

 

 

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