September 1, 2011
Incredible data about mushrooms and why preserving the Old Growth Forest is a matter of national defense!
Mycologist Paul Stamets shares the awesomeness of mushrooms and seeks to dispel mycophobia: the irrational fear of mushrooms.
Mushrooms are the soil magicians — holding together soil. We have now discovered that there is a multidirectional transfer of nutrients from plant to plant. In effect, they maintain old-growth forests.