Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds BookRegular price $28.00
A breathtaking ride through the magical world of fungi, this book explores the vitality of the mushroom kingdom through winding prose. The most humble organisms are revealed as they perform mind-boggling functions in the natural world, like allowing trees to communicate with each other through mycelial networks. They are also important for everyday processes like converting sugar into alcohol. Sheldrake delves into the mysteries of psychedelic mushrooms, exploring the science of these powerful natural drugs and their use over the course of human existence. For any budding mycologist, this book is a must read.
- Author: Merlin Sheldrake
- Publisher: Random House
- Publication Date: 2020
- Printed on acid-free paper
- 352 pages
- Printed in the USA
About the Author: Merlin Sheldrake is a formally trained biologist, with a Ph.D. in tropical ecology from the University of Cambridge. His research has centered on underground fungal networks in Panama. In addition to writing and biology, Sheldrake is a musician and a keen fermenter.
About the Publisher: A publisher and distributor based in Portland, Oregon, Microcosm Books equips readers to make positive changes in their lives and in the world around them. They also focus on removing barriers to success for marginalized people in the book industry.