Mushrooms Wild & Mysterious

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMContinuing from last week’s broadcast: The second part of Paul Stamets’ upcoming course at Hollyhock,  “Mushrooms Wild & Mysterious.”

Click on this link to access part one

The second part of an interview in which Paul Stamets  discusses:

  • The unseen similarities between shamanism and medicine.
  • 70% of medicines derived from nature.
  • Medicinal uses of fungi, including a fungi that fights tuberculosis and how fungi could help in the fight against influenza.
  • A medically valuable fungi species on Cortes Island.
  • How 90% of the nutrients are now gone from the ground.
  • Deforestation prompted the great migrations to North America. Europe’s Peat bogs were once forests.
  • Our ecosystem in crises: The extinction rate is accelerating. Can we continue to overpopulate the earth while the ecosystem is disintegrating? Will humanity survive? Mankind has the capacity of destroying the ecosystem.
  • The importance of eating local food in season.
  • The Permaculture movement.
  • Edible mushrooms on Cortes Island.
  • Medicinal uses of fungi, an applicable species on Cortes Island)
  • Can we continue to overpopulate the earth while the ecosystem is disintegrating?
  • Making ethanol out of mycelium
    Where to learn more.
Paul Stamets
Paul Stamets

Broadcast on Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM Audio on Wednesday, Sept 17, 10:00 – 10:30 am. 

Links
www.fungi.com
www.hostdefense.com
www.youtube.com/paulstamets
www.facebook.com/paulstamets

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