Paul Stamets

Paul Stamets


Paul Stamets is the author of six books and has discovered and named numerous new species of mushrooms. Paul has received numerous awards, including: Invention Ambassador (2014-2015) for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). His work has entered into the mainstream of popular culture. In the new Star Trek: Discovery series on CBS, the Science Officer is portrayed by an Astro-mycologist.... Lt. Paul Stamets. Paul's work with mycelium is a central theme of this series. Paul funds research to save rare strains of mushrooms that dwell within the old growth forests. He is a collaborator with numerous scientific organizations and research institutes.



Past Shows:

  • Mushroom Miracles/ Poltergeist Evidence

    Paul Stamets talked about the power of mushrooms and fungi. Followed by Keith Linder on his experience with poltergeists.More »
  • Fungi to the Rescue

    Lisa Garr (email) was joined by authority on fungi, Paul Stamets, who talked about his discovery on how to use mushrooms to decompose toxic wastes and pollutants, catch and reduce silt from streambeds and pathogens from agricultural watersheds, as well as control insect...More »
  • The Power of Fungi

    John B. Wells was joined by fungi expert, Paul Stamets, who discussed how mushrooms can enhance the health of our forests, gardens, and bodies. In the first hour, financial analyst Joseph Meyer provided an update on the economy and argued that the US should return to the gold...More »