KQED's Forum: The Weird World of Mushrooms

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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. KQED's Forum talks food, medicine, culture and the science of mushrooms with food writer Eugenia Bone.

Original Broadcast: Fri, May 25, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

    Host: Dave Iverson


  • Eugenia Bone, author of "Mycophilia: Revelations From the Weird World of Mushrooms" and president of the New York Mycological Society