Fantastic Fungi is an excerpt from a feature documentary about Paul Stamets, a mycologist and author, by Louie Schwartzberg. The video pairs beautiful footage of mushrooms growing with an interview with Stamets, who makes a passionate argument for understanding and valuing nature's ecosystems.
In 2008, Stamets gave a TED Talk, Six Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World:
For more films by Louie Schwartzberg, visit http://www.movingart.tv/.
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