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The Magic of Mushrooms

Via Euronews

The incredible properties of mushrooms are being unearthed by mycologists with wide-ranging benefits in various fields from packaging to antibiotics, biofuels to ecological pesticides.

In 2006, a patent was granted to mycologist, Paul Stamets. The patent is perhaps the biggest threat the chemical pesticide industry has ever encountered and this is only one of a string of patents Paul has to his name.

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Mushroom Man: Mushrooms Can Save The World!

Check out a short video with Hollyhock Presenter, Paul Stamets (aka. Mushroom Man), and his insight on some of the myriad of benefits provided by fungi!

Chicago Sun-Times renowned film critic, Roger Ebert, dubs Paul in his journal as  “a hope for the planet” 

Paul_StametsPaul Stamets is founder of Fungi Perfecti, and was named by Utne Reader magazine as one of the Top Fifty visionaries in 2008. He has pioneered many innovations in the cultivation and use of edible and medicinal mushrooms. He is the author of The Mushroom CultivatorGrowing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms, and Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the Worldwww.fungi.com

Join Paul for Mushrooms Wild & Mysterious, at Hollyhock on Cortes, Oct 23 – 27, 2013.