A ban on the import of ash trees has been imposed in a bid to stop the spread of a “devastating disease”, the Government said today.
Two pharmacy companies in the Boston area plan to cease operations as a “precautionary move” after an outbreak of meningitis linked to tainted medication killed 12 people.
Potter's science paper to be presented to society that rejected it in 1897 because she was a woman
Twelve castrated male reindeer, 12 canaries, reindeer urine, fly agaric mushrooms and two houseflies of indeterminate sex. So reads the list of materials used in Carsten Höller's latest exhibition, SOMA, at the Hamburger Bahnhof museum in Berlin.
A virulent and deadly pathogen in America is exterminating a predator that is vital to farmers for controlling insect pests
If I had picked the mushrooms in my garden a fortnight ago, you would not be readingthis column, either because they were delicious risotto-ed or fried with butter and garlic; or because I would be dead. I exaggerate: apparently you can eat Paxillus involutus (brown roll rims) time and again for years and then, one year, you die of renal failure.
Schools are being sent thousands of saplings grown from cuttings of trees that weren't wiped out
The biggest collection of fungi in the world will be created this week as Kew Gardens takes delivery of more than 400,000 specimens.
No matter how downcast you get about the state of your golf, you can always rely on someone to prove himself even more inept. So we were much cheered last Sunday morning when a player in our winter league hit a mushroom he thought was his ball.
Nicholas Evans, the author of The Horse Whisperer, is in hospital in Aberdeen after eating a rare species of poisonous mushroom while on holiday with his wife in the Highlands.
An aggressive new fungus-like plant disease spreading across Britain could destroy millions of garden shrubs, including historic ornamental plants, and transform the rural landscape.