|Paul Stamets with Fomitopsis officinalis|
He has his detractors and ardent supporters. I'm more of an observer. Longtime PA readers know of my love of culinary mushrooms.
Stamets explains why mushrooms are so important in this talk, made available by TED:
The series - 20, Well, Maybe 12 Visionaries for 2012: I'm going to profile some people whose ideas might help us unravel the Gordian Knot that societal progress has become, without having to slice that knot in the old way.
Visionary #2 will be paleontologist Peter Ward.