Promega Media Advisory - Paul Stamets - How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
MADISON, WISCONSIN (September 10, 2009)
Madison, WI – Mushrooms may be the key to sustainability and healing the environment. Renowned mycologist Paul Stamets will explain the incredible part that mushrooms and their fibrous mycelium foundation can play in our future. Specifically, Stamets will explain how the unique properties of fungi, which can achieve the greatest mass of any living organism, can replace chemical insecticides, break down toxic waste, produce valuable antibiotics, filter water and offer a new suite of remedies for enhancing sustainability. Following the lecture, there will be book signing for Stamet’s most recent book, Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World.
Lecture and book signing
Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center
5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711
September 22, 2009
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
No charge to attend. Promega Corporation is pleased to host this public event featuring the work of this visionary scientist.
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