JOHN MCDONALD MOORE LECTURE
Mushrooms for People and Planet: Ancient Allies for Modern Maladies
Wednesday, June 17, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Here is the new location:
The New School
John L. Tishman Auditorium
65 Fifth Avenue (at 13th Street)
Paul Stamets, legendary author, mycologist, medical researcher and entrepreneur, gives an informative lecture on mushrooms that aims to deepen the understanding of and respect for organisms that exist literally under every footstep we take. His presentation covers a range of mushroom species and new research showing how mushrooms can help the health of people and planet. An introduction is offered by acclaimed mycologist Gary Lincoff who will comment on the speculative nature of mushroom research.
For more details go to: http://newyorkmyc.org/paul-stamets-lecture-june-17-2015/
NYMS Mushroom Walk this SATURDAY – June 6th – Meet at the entrance to Cunningham Park – 11 am – Directions: “E” or “F” to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike, then take the Q46 to Francis Lewis Blvd. (Allow one hour to 90 minutes if taking both subway and bus)…..Bring something to eat and drink – no vendors nearby. Walk will run from 11:15 to about 1:30 or so. We might go on to Alley Pond Park (a bus stop or two further along Union Turnpike), depending on how we’re doing…..Walk is free.