Mycelium Running is a groundbreaking manual for saving the world through mushroom cultivation. The science goes like this: fine filaments of cells called mycelium, the fruit of which are mushrooms, already cover large areas of land around the world.read more
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PAUL STAMETS: MYCELIUM RUNNING
Join us for a rare Vancouver Presentation with Mycelium Running author Paul Stamets! Tickets available in-store or by phone at Banyen, 604-737-8858.
Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over thirty years. Over this time, he has discovered and coauthored four new species of mushrooms, and pioneered countless techniques in the field of edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation. He received the 1998 "Bioneers Award" from The Collective Heritage Institute, and the 1999 "Founder of a New Northwest Award" from the Pacific Rim Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils. In 2008, Paul received the National Geographic Adventure Magazine's Green-Novator and the Argosy Foundation's E-chievement Awards. He was also named one of Utne Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World" in their November–December 2008 issue. In February 2010, Paul received the "President's Award" from the Society for Ecological Restoration: Northwest Chapter, in recognition of hiscontributions to Ecological Restoration. Paul stamets' TED Talk videos have received international attention.
He has written six books on mushroom cultivation, use and identification; his books Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms and The Mushroom Cultivator (coauthor) have long been hailed as the definitive texts of mushroom cultivation. Other works by Paul Stamets include Psilocybe Mushrooms and Their Allies (out of print), Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World,MycoMedicinals®: an Informational Treatise on Mushrooms and many articles and scholarly papers. His newest book is Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save The World.
Event presented by Banyen Books & Sound with sponsorship from Hollyhock