Mushrooms’ names can hold the key to life or death — yours

Golden oyster mushrooms being weighed on a small scale

By Marisa Sloan Medill Reports When Dr. Attabey Rodríguez Benítez successfully defended her chemical biology dissertation at the University of Michigan, her colleagues surprised her with an unusual gift: a golden oyster mushroom growing kit. She plopped the big bag of compressed sawdust between her desk and a humidifier, spritzed it with water and nearly […]