Fri, May 25, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
The Weird World of MushroomsDownload audio (MP3)
Mushrooms are many things to many people. From a side dish to a renewable energy source to an illegal drug that's being used to treat anxiety in the terminally ill, fungi have passionate followers. We'll talk food, medicine, culture and the science of mushrooms with food writer Eugenia Bone.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Eugenia Bone, author of "Mycophilia: Revelations From the Weird World of Mushrooms" and president of the New York Mycological Society