The Magic of Mushrooms

The Magic of Mushrooms

Streaming Video - 2014
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Mushroom enthusiast Professor Richard Fortey explores the strange and surprising science of fungi, unlocking the story of their evolution, their mysterious life-cycle, and their value to both the planet and ourselves. He and mycologist Dr. Patrick Hickey investigate the secret life of fungi, revealing why they have the power to heal and to kill, how mushrooms can form the biggest living organisms on earth, and why they are vital to the survival of all life on our planet. The program reveals why mushrooms are at the forefront of research, from penicillin to cancer and environmentally friendly packaging. A BBC Production.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2014
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (51 min.) :,sound, color


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