Nibbles: Yunnan mushrooms, Torres Is bananas, Boxgrove, Gluten trends, Apple rootstocks, USDA horticulture job

  • There’s a sort of mycological culinary hotspot in Yunnan… Yeah, I thought that too.
  • Signs found of old banana cultivation in Australia. Well, kinda. As in not as old as in PNG, and not mainland Australia.
  • Really, really old horse butchery site in southern England excavated. When the Brits ate horses. Well, kinda.
  • New wheat is pretty much like old wheat, gluten-wise at least.
  • Breeding better apple rootstocks at USDA. A hitherto somewhat neglected aspect of apple genetic conservation and improvement.
  • Speaking of USDA, here’s another job.

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