Can Mushrooms Play an Essential Role in Healing our Planet?

Fungi Perfecti founder and president 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. – See more at: http://www.fungi.com/about-paul-stamets.html#sthash.I2fn8xiK.dpuf. In this TedTalk video, Paul┬áStamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the planet: cleaning polluted soil, making insecticides, treating smallpox and even flu viruses.

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