INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Mushrooms and Mycelium Help the Microbiome
Paul Stamets states, “The cobwebby mycelium exudes enormous suites of enzymes as it grows in the ground beneath our feet and in the forests around us,” in this fascinating piece about the world of beneficial fungi.
Mycotherapy and the Future of Cancer Treatment
Karina Gordin reports that medicinal mushrooms with established anticancer compounds are emerging as viable treatment alternatives.
Foraging for Wild, Edible Mushrooms
Leda Meredith offers some overview skills for mushroom hunting that will serve you for a lifetime.
The Function of Psychotropics in the Ecosystem
Stephen Harrod Buhner confirms that 216 different psychoactive fungal species are known. Most utilize serotonin derivatives, those in the indole group; most of these contain psilocybin.
Adaptogens Help Manage Stress
Paula Grainger claims that adaptogens help to increase stamina, strengthen the immune system, and improve the ability to withstand and recover from physical and emotional stress.
Psilocybin-Drug Therapy for Cancer, Depression, and Addiction
Scott Miners discusses recent research with psilocybin and it’s use in the treatment of cancer and depression.
Peace, Cellular Wisdom & Healing
Shannon McRae, PhD, refers to the work of biologist Bruce Lipton in describing the wisdom of the cells and how they know exactly what to do.
Every Breath is Precious
Lesley Lupo recounts her brush with death after being trampled by horses.
Counterclockwise: Using the Mind to Nurture Health and Longevity
Scott Miners looks into Ellen Langer’s remarkable research revealing how focused thoughts and imagination can reverse aging of the body.
In Brief & Health Notes
Things That Make You Go Hmmm… • Messages of Water • Several Benefits of Chaga Mushrooms • The Amazing “Dancing Mushroom” • Herbal Nutri-Broth • Lion’s Mane Does Wonders • Well Fast Honey Spread • Shiitake Mushrooms • Cordyceps for Sustained Energy and More • Reishi Mushrooms • Turkey Tail Immune Booster & Meshima • Health Notes