Paul Stamets

Is the world ready for a Medical Mushroom Mystery Tour?

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About Paul Stamets

Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over thirty years. He has published 6 books, several of which are used as the central textbooks by the gourmet and medicinal mushroom industry. Over this time, he has discovered and coauthored numerous new species of mushrooms, has been awarded many patents, and pioneered techniques in the field of edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation.

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The mushroom researcher answers questions about the beginnings of fungi science and how mushrooms and mycelium are helpful to maintaining human health and habitats.

Paul Stamets at TEDMED 2011

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