Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
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An absolute must read! Mycelium Running is the book that brought mycology out of obscurity and into the focus of the mainstream. A true paradigm shifting book for anybody interested in mushrooms and their true potential written by the mushroom guru Paul Stamets. The book covers a diverse variety of fungi related topics, including mycofiltration, mycoforestry, mycoremediation, mycopesticides, inoculation methods, cultivation, gardening with gourmet mushrooms, and nutrition. Stamet's thoughts on mycelium as Nature's Internet are incredible! (Check out this Ted Talk Stamets gave called "6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World.")
Author Paul Stamets is the founder of Fungi Perfecti and co-director and founder of the Rainforest Mushroom Genome and Mycodiversity Preservation Project. He is the author of two seminal mycology textbooks, has been published in numerous journals, and is a leading lecturer on all things fungi. An advisor and consultant to the Program for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Medical School and the 1998 recipient of the Collective Heritage Institute’s Bioneers Award, Stamets lives in Kamilche Point, Washington with his collection of more than 250 medicinal mushroom cultures.