Fantastic Fungi

Imagine an organism that feeds you, heals you, reveals secrets of the universe and could help save the planet. Now imagine that it’s in the ground beneath your feet. Fantastic Fungi is a journey into the mysterious and beautiful subterranean world of mycelium and mushrooms. Featuring author Michael Pollan and Paul Stamets, mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal fungi.

Action Opportunities…

Check out fungi field guides and the book titled, Fantastic Fungi: How Mushrooms Can Heal, Shift Consciousness, and Save the Planet.

Join your local mycological association.

Filmmaker: Louie Schwartzberg

Running Time: 79 mins

Language: English

Audience Choice 2019
Louie Schwartzberg

Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer whose notable career spans more than four decades providing breathtaking imagery using his time-lapse, high-speed and macro cinematography techniques. Schwartzberg is a visual artist who breaks barriers, connects with audiences, and tells stories that celebrate life and reveal the mysteries and wisdom of nature, people, and places.