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Can Mushrooms Save the Planet?

Video: Mycologist Paul Stamets gives six ways fungi can help save the planet.
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Calling fungi the "soil magicians," Paul Stamets believes it is mycelium that will provide the answers to our current ecological and health problems.

As humans we are more closely related to fungi than any other kingdom. By studying their properties we are able to find treatments for diseases as well as solutions to cleaning up our environmental crises, such as the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Video courtesy of TED.


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