TITLE

MUSHROOM MANIFESTO

AUTHOR(S)
MILLER, KENNETH
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Discover;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at research on and varied possible uses of mushrooms, as of 2013. It profiles mycologist Paul Stamets, noting he is an independent scholar, describing his view that mushrooms offer potential benefits with respect to human immunity, and citing his book "Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World." It discusses his work on a project using mushrooms to clean up radioactive contamination around the Fukushima nuclear reactor in Japan. The potential use of mushrooms and fungi in areas including wastewater filtration, oil spill cleanup, and insect control is discussed. INSETS: THE FUNGAL MIND;THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS MUSHROOM FOR A HAT;MUSHROOMS TO THE RESCUE.
ACCESSION #
88091963

 

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