FACTS ABOUT FUNGI (MUSHROOMS)

Paul Stamets, Mycologist

Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over 40 years.  

Over this time, he has discovered and coauthored several new species of mushrooms, and pioneered countless techniques in the field of mushroom cultivation.  In 2008, Paul received the National Geographic Adventure Magazine's Green-Novator and the Argosy Foundation's Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World" in their November-December 2008 issue.  In 2010, Paul received the President's Award from the Society for Ecological Restoration:  Northwest Chapter, in recognition of his contributions to Habitat Restoration.  In 2014, Paul received the highly acclaimed NAMA (North American Mycological Association) award for expanding the field of mycology for both amateurs and professionals.  In 2014, Paul was also chosen to be an "Invention Ambassador" by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest and most prestigious scientific organization in the world.  in 2015 he was the first-ever recipient of the Mycological Society of the America's Gordon and Tina Wassan Award.

Could the mushroom save the honey bee?

Check out this great interview with Paul Stamets, Mycologist and fungi expert.  Who knew that mushrooms can help boost bees immune systems to ward off Varroa Mite infections?  Super cool video!

Check out this great video on The Joe Rogan Experience #1035

Who knew mushrooms can be used to cure cancer and that fungi may save the world? Awesome interview with Fungi scientist extraordinare, Paul Stamets. 

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