Videos and Press releases



Fungi Extract Bank

Institute of Forest Sciences


The fungus from the Białowieża Forest destroys colon cancer cells (TVN, March 2022)

Medicinal properties of mushrooms (TVP1, September 2021)

The unique properties of Heterobasidion annosum. Scientists were granted a patent (TVP Bialystok, August 2021)

Chance for a natural medicine from a fungus for an infectious disease of bees (TVP Bialystok, July 2020)

People powered by nature (Marshal’s Office of Podlaskie Voivodeship, Keelee Production, December 2020)

Mushrooms against cancer? (TVN, March 2018)

Mushrooms that cure cancer? There are preliminary results of the tests (Radio Bialystok, February 2018)

Medicinal properties of Heterobasidion annosum (TVP Bialystok, February 2018)

Press conference: Fungi – the future of medicine? (PlatonTV, February 2018)

Press releases:

Dr. Ewa Zapora is the Rector’s Plenipotentiary for Fungi Extract Bank (Politechnika Białostocka, January 2023)

Bialystok University of Technology has a patent for an invention in the treatment of bee foulbrood (Politechnika Białostocka, December 2022)

The art of eating. Why have we appreciated mushrooms now, what is their potential? (Polskie Radio, April 2022)

Health properties of mushrooms. The pine root beetle is an antidote to colorectal cancer (Polskie Radio, March 2022)

We found a fungus that destroys colon cancer cells (Gazeta Wyborcza, February 2022)

Heterobasidion annosum extract is supposed to help fight cancer. Scientists were granted a patent. (TVN24, August 2021)

A patent for a medicinal extract of Heterobasidion annosum was granted (Leaders of Innovation, August 2021)

Heterobasidion annosum – a patent for success (Bialystok University of Technology, August 2021)

Medicinal Patent for the extract of the fungus from the Białowieża Forest (Wrota Podlasia, August 2021)

The Fungi Extract Bank created by the Institute of Forest Sciences of Bialystok University of Technology (Geekstok, April 2021)

Mushroom from the Białowieża Forest a remedy for a dangerous infectious disease of bees (Scientific Journal, July 2020).

Multitasking mushrooms (Gazeta Wyborcza, February 2019)