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Seasons Greetings from Ancient Traditions

By Marsha Silvestri

While researching various foods for my 101 Anti-Aging Vegan book, I came across some fascinating info about mushrooms. These life forms are not actually plants, they’re a fungus. One surprising discovery is that their DNA is closer to humans than the plant kingdom. I also found several unexpected facts and lore, that connects mushrooms to many ancient practices to the traditions we celebrate for the holidays and Christmas today.

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