By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Pacific Northwest farmers have found success growing peonies for a thriving global market. But a devastating fungus called Botrytis is limiting market growth and profits for Northwest farmers.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Growing, hunting and preserving edible mushrooms will be discussed by two Washington State University researchers at the inaugural Science Pub 7- 9 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Paradise Creek Brewery downtown.
PULLMAN, Wash. – As Jack Rogers and Dean Glawe gently flip through volumes of fragile books filled with fungi collected more than 150 years ago, they say it’s like peering back to the beginning of modern biology.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – October marks the peak of wild mushroom picking in the Northwest, and a Washington State University plant pathologist nicknamed the “mushroom queen” is just the person you’d want in tow. She can keep you from getting lost in the woods and from eating a mushroom that tastes […]
Amanita mushroom. Photo courtesy of WSU Extension. EVERETT, Wash. – From garden to farm to forest, learn how to put fungi to work growing healthier plants. Did you know that almost 90 percent of all plants form a beneficial or symbiotic relationship with a fungus? These mycorrhizal fungi colonize plant roots and extend their root […]
PULLMAN — Scientists at Washington State University in Pullman have discovered a molecule that plays a role in the battle plants must win against bacteria and fungi that would eat them for lunch.The group led by Professor Clarence A. “Bud” Ryan isolated a small protein called Pep1 that appears to act like a hormone, signaling […]