Fwd: [pufn] Mycologist Paul Stamets Comes to Philadelphia in May!

From: Melissa M
Sent on: Thursday, March 13, 2014 3:59 PM



Famed mycologist and author Paul Stamets will be speaking at the Wagner Free Institute of Science on Friday, May 2nd. This program is a signature program of the Philadelphia Science Festival and a reception will follow the talk with mushroom samples from local growers. Information below:

The Magical Mushroom: How a Little Spore Can Save the World
Friday, May 2, 2014
5:30 - 8:30 PM
at the Wagner Free Institute of Science
1700 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia PA, 19121
Tickets: $15 (ticket link coming soon. Please check Wagner's website or the PSF website for updates). 

Can mushrooms save the world? Famed mycologist Paul Stamets thinks so! Join us to learn about the incredible restorative potential of mushrooms for people and the planet and stay after the talk to sample a selection of mushroom varieties with local growers at a reception in the museum.

For a teaser, check out this little video: http://vimeo.com/53007131
Or check out his book, Mycelium Running

Here is the Wagner website -- bookmark it and look for updates, including ticket information: http://www.wagnerfreeinstitute.org/syllabi%202013-14/ScienceFestival2014Stamets.htm

If you have any other questions or would like to help volunteer or make this program a success, please contact Program & Communications Coordinator Abby Sullivan at [address removed] or[masked] x17 


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