Reveals the use of direct perception in understanding Nature, medicinal plants, and the healing of human disease • Explores the techniques used by indigenous and Western peoples to learn directly from the plants themselves, including those of Henry David Thoreau, Goethe, and Masanobu Fukuoka,...
This week on Semaine, meet Paul Stamets. Mould has saved us once, and could do so again. Paul knows this more than any. The godfather of fungi, his three decades in mycology trace a search that dates back 650 million years (Paul loves to deadpan that fungi are “our ancestors”).
World-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist Christian Ratsch provides the latest scientific updates to this classic work on psychoactive flora by two eminent researchers. • Numerous new and rare color photographs complement the completely revised and updated text.
Paul Stamets has been studying psilocybin mushrooms since the mid 1970's. Having written 6 books, including two field guides to psilocybin mushrooms, Paul has named four new psilocybin-active mushroom species.
Famed American mycologist and entrepreneur Paul Stamets thinks that mushrooms can save the world. In a 2008 TED talk, viewed more than six million times, Stamets explained the many ways he believes mushrooms can help restore ecological balance and heal the planet.
As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers.