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04.14.14 Sophie Weiner

If you’ve ever watched Planet Earth from end to end (as you should), there’s one particularly haunting time-lapse sequence which is burned into your memory: Cordyceps. Watch as insects are infected with a fungus that makes them go insane, kills them and then grows out of their dead bodies, like a surrealist horror remake of A Bug’s Life. Good news! […]

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08.02.12 David Lumb

The easiest answer to avoiding infectious fungus in your weed: don’t smoke dirt weed. But if you absolutely, positively have to smoke Mexico’s Finest, be aware of its worst problem: a cancer-causing fungus called Aspergillus fumigatus, which normally crops up in rotting veggies and pot that’s been stored for too long. Lucky for you, Kenny […]

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