Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms can help save the world


Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms can help save the world Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Ten Speed Press
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Pages: 256 ISBN: 9781580085793 Category: Tag:

Mycelium Running, Paul Stamet’s widely admired book, brought to the public’s attention the benefits of what he calls mycorestoration. That is the ability of fungal mycelia to decompose toxic wastes and pollutants (mycoremediation), catch and reduce silt from streambeds and pathogens from agricultural watersheds (mycofiltration), and control insect populations (mycopesticides), as well as generally enhance the health of forests and gardens (mycoforestry and myco-gardening).

In this comprehensive guide, he details each of these processes – as well as supplying chapters on the medicinal and nutritional properties of mushrooms, inoculation methods, log and stump culture, and species selection for various environmental purposes. Extensively referenced and well illustrated,

Weight1.1 kg