The mysteries of mycelia have taken hold of fashion, cooking, interior design, mindfulness, and sustainability. Mushrooms have inspired people to think differently about the world and the role we play in it.
One of the most popular inspirations for this trend is the documentary Fantastic Fungi. Since its release in 2019, more people have become interested in the magic of mushrooms and their unique function in nature. Check out the trailer and scroll down for some mushroom themed titles!
Attention all mushroom lovers! Step into the world of fungi and learn all about these strange and fascinating life-forms.Illustrator Katie Scott returns to the Welcome to the Museum series with exquisite, detailed images of some of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet—fungi. Exploring every sort of fungi, from the kinds we see on supermarket shelves to those like penicillium that have shaped human history, this collection is the definitive introduction to what fungi are and just how vital they are to the world's ecosystem.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “brilliant [and] entrancing” (The Guardian) journey into the hidden lives of fungi—the great connectors of the living world—and their astonishing and intimate roles in human life, with the power to heal our bodies, expand our minds, and help us address our most urgent environmental problems.
An incredibly versatile cooking ingredient containing an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and possibly cancer-fighting properties, mushrooms are among the most expensive and sought-after foods on the planet. Yet when it comes to fungi, culinary uses are only the tip of the iceberg. Throughout history fungus has been prized for its diverse properties—medicinal, ecological, even recreational—and has spawned its own quirky subculture dedicated to exploring the weird biology and celebrating the unique role it plays on earth. In Mycophilia, accomplished food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone examines the role of fungi as exotic delicacy, curative, poison, and hallucinogen, and ultimately discovers that a greater understanding of fungi is key to facing many challenges of the 21st century.Engrossing, surprising, and packed with up-to-date science and cultural exploration, Mycophilia is part narrative and part primer for foodies, science buffs, environmental advocates, and anyone interested in learning a lot about one of the least understood and most curious organisms in nature.
This nature guide, filled with 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover and explore the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest.
Book challenges and censorship laws have exploded this year in parts of the US, wiping hundreds of titles off school library shelves. Overwhelmingly, books written by LGBTQ+ and BIPOC authors and featuring characters with similar identities make up the most frequently challenged and banned titles. Hysteria and misinformation about transgender people and history standards which
A good beach read is one of summer’s essentials, along with a fresh new swimsuit and the perfect pair of sunglasses. Kick back in the sunshine and relax with a gripping page-turner, whether your summer tastes range from the classic rom-com to a suspenseful thriller or even a seasonally set graphic novel. Grab the latest