Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

Paul Stamets

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Growing more mushrooms might be the best thing we can do to save the environment. With more mushrooms there will quickly be less pollution. Written by a mushroom expert who discovered that enzymes and acids in the fine mycelium filaments that cover vast areas of land can actually break down many pollutants, plant and animal debris as well as recycle carbon, nitrogen and other essential elements back into the soil. In addition to a manual for healing the earth, Mycelium Running, offers instruction on the art of mushroom cultivation and tips for choosing fungi for various purposes.

Copyright 2005, softcover, 339 pages.

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