Mushrooms Can Eat Plastic, Petroleum and CO2

January 11, 2018 at 3:16 am




Mushrooms have a solution for just about every man-made problem

In the midst of global warming, global desertification, deoxygenating oceans and Earth’s sixth mass extinction crisis, mycologist and author Paul Stamets gives us seven reasons to hold out hope, and they all involve mushrooms.

In a still-relevant 2008 Ted Talk, he says mushrooms contain the solution to just about every major problem humans have created, from global warming, to oil spills, to plastic pollution.