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Paul Stamets

Born: 1955, Ohio, USA, Earth

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PUBLICATIONS

Rootman, J.M., Kryskow, P., Harvey, K., Stamets, P., Santos-Brault, E., Kuypers, K. P.C., Polito, V., Bourzat, F., Walsh, Z. 2021. “Adults Who Microdose Psychedelics Report Health Related Motivations and Lower Levels of Anxiety and Depression Compared to Non-Microdosers” Nature Scientific Reports 11, Article number: 22479. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-01811-4

・Han, J., Naeger, N., Hopkins, B., Sumerlin, D., Stamets, P. Carris, L., Sheppard, W.S., 2021. “Directed evolution of Metarhizium fungus improves its biocontrol efficacy against Varroa mites in honey bee hives.” Scientific Reports 11, Article number: 10582. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-89811-2

・Rootman ,J., Kryskow, P., Harvey, K., Stamets, P., Santos-Brault, E., Kuypers, K., Polito,V., Bourzat, F. & Walsh, Z. (in prep) 2021. "Psychedelic microdosing: Practitioner characteristics, motivations and mental health."

・Alschuler, L., Weil, A., Horwitz, R., Stamets, P., Chiasson, A.M., Crocker, R., Maizes, V. 2020. “Integrative considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic. EXPLORE. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2020.03.007

・Benson, K.F., Stamets, P., Davis, R, Nally, R., Taylor, A., Slater, S., Jensen, G.S. 2019. “The mycelium of the Trametes versicolor (Turkey Tail) mushroom and its fermented substrate each show potent and complementary immune activating properties in vitro.” BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (19): 342 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-019-2681-7

・Davis R, Taylor A, Nally R, Benson KF, Stamets P, Jensen GS. Differential Immune Activating, Anti-Inflammatory, and Regenerative Properties of the Aqueous, Ethanol, and Solid Fractions of a Medicinal Mushroom Blend.J Inflamm Res. 2020;13:117-131. https://doi.org/10.2147/JIR.S229446

・Stamets, P., Naeger, N., Evans, J., Han, J., Hopkins, B.K., Lopez, D., Moershel, H., Nally, R., Sumerlin, D., Taylor, A., Carris, L., Sheppard, W. 2018. “Extracts of Polypore Mushroom Mycelia Reduce Viruses in Honey Bees.” Scientific Reports 8, Article number: 13936. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-32194-8

・Marshall, D., Stamets, P., 2017. “From Bears and Trees to Mushrooms and Bees.” Olympia, WA: Mycomedia Press.

・Stamets, P.E., Zwickey, H. 2014. “Medicinal mushrooms: Ancient remedies meet modern science.” Integrative Medicine 13(1):46-47

・Taylor, A., A. Flatt, M. Beutel, M. Wolff, K. Brownson, Stamets, P.E.. 2015. “Removal ofEscherichia colifrom synthetic stormwater using mycofiltration.”Ecological Engineering. (78).doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.05.016

・Taylor, A. & Stamets, P. 2014. “Implementing Fungal Cultivation in Biofiltration Systems – The Past, Present, and Future of Mycofiltration” In: Wilkinson KM, Haase DL, Pinto JR, technical coordinators. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations–2013. Fort Collins (CO): USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Proceedings RMRSP-72. 23-28. http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/rmrs_p072.html

・Hwang, C.H., B.U. Jaki, L.L. Klein, D.C. Lankin, J. McAlpine, J.G. Napolitano, S.G. Franzblau, S.H. Cho, P.E. Stamets, G.F. Pauli, 2013. “Biological and chemical evaluation of anti-TB coumarins from the polypore mushroom, Fomitopsis officinalisJ. Nat. Prod. 2013, 76, 1916−1922

・P. Stamets, M. Beutel, A. Taylor, A. Flatt, M. Wolff, K. Brownson. 2013. “Mycofiltration biotechnology for pathogen management: SBIR Phase I research results for ‘comprehensive assessment of mycofiltration biotechnology to remove pathogens from urban stormwater.’” Olympia, WA. 2013: http://fungi.com/pdf/articles/Fungi_Perfecti_Phase_I_Report.pdf

・Abrams, D.I., P. Couey, S.B. Shade, & F. Aweeka & P. Stamets. 2011. “Antihyperlipidemic effects of Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushrooms) in HIV-infected individuals with antiretroviral-induced hypercholesterolemia.” University of California, San Francisco, Aids Research Institute, The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, San Francisco. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011, 11:60 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-60

・P. Stamets & G. A. Plotnikoff. 2005. “Anti-Cancer Medicinal Mushrooms Can Provide Significant Vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol).” International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, vol.3, p. 471472

・P. Stamets 2005. “Antipox properties of Fomitopsis officinalis (Vill.:Fr.) Bondartsev et Singer(Agarikon) from the Pacific Northwest of North America.” International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, vol. 7, p. 495-506

・P. Stamets 2005. “Medicinal polypores indigenous to the Pacific Northwest old growth forests of North America: Screening for Novel Antiviral Activity.” Acta Edulis Fungi: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products, p. 431-439 8-12 April, Shanghai

・P. Stamets 2005. Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World. Ten Speed Press., Berkeley, CA.

・P. Stamets 2005. “Notes on nutritional properties of culinary-medicinal mushrooms.” International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, vol. 7, p. 109-116.

・P. Stamets 2003. “Potentiation of cell-mediated host defense using fruitbodies and mycelia of medicinal mushrooms.” International Journal of Medicinal Mushroom, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 179-192.

・P. Stamets 2003. “Medicinal mushrooms as allies for preventive medicine & alternative therapies; potentiation of cell mediated host defense using medicinal mushrooms & mycelia.” Alternative Complementary Therapies, Proceedings of the Ecological Medicine Conference, Seattle, March 28, 2003.

・P. Stamets 2002. “The Noble Polypore (Bridgeoporus nobilissimus): An ancient mushroom of many mysteries.” International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, vol. 4, no. 4, p. 355-358.

・P. Stamets, Wasser, S.P., M. Y. Didukh, A. de Meijer, M.L.A. de A. Amazonas, E. Nevo, & A.F. da Eira. 2002. “Is a widely cultivated culinary-medicinal Royal Sun Agaricus (the Himematsutake mushroom) indeed Agaricus blazei Murrill ?” International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, vol. 4, p. 267-290.

・P. Stamets 2002. “Novel antimicrobials from mushrooms.” Herbalgram 54: p. 29-33.

・P. Stamets & D. Sumerlin. 2001. “Mycorestoration: A novel approach for the bio-transformation of logging roads.” Mushroom, the Journal, Fall.

・P. Stamets 2001. “Portobello and crimini inventions are paying off, so watch for 'blanco bellos'.” Mushroom, the Journal, Summer, p. 5-8

・P. Stamets 2001. “A novel approach to farm waste management.” Mushroom, the Journal, Spring, p. 21-22 (Repost)

・P. Stamets 2001. “The ancient polypore: Bridgeoporus nobilissimus, a mushroom of many mysteries.” Herbalgram 51: p. 25-26.

・P. Stamets 2001. “Novel anti-virals from mushrooms.” Herbalgram 51: p. 24, 27.

・P. Stamets 2001. “Mycoremediation: helping the ecosystem through mushroom cultivation.” Trimtab: Bulletin of the Buckminister Fuller Institute, vol. 14; no. 1, Winter, p. 1-2.

・P. Stamets 2000. “Techniques for the Cultivation of the Royal Sun Agaricus, Agaricus blazei Murrill Himematsutake on Compost and Wood Substrates.” International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, vol. 2, p. 151-160.

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・Thomas, S.A., P. Becker, M.R. Pinza, J.Q. Word & P. Stamets, 1999. “Mycoremediation: a method for test to pilot scale application.” Phytoremediation and innovative strategies for specialized remedial applications. The Fifth International In Situ and On-site Bioremediation Symposium. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.

・P. Stamets with assistance from D. Yao. 1999, 2002. MycoMedicinals: An Informational Booklet on the Medicinal Properties of Mushrooms. Mycomedia Productions, Fungi Perfecti, Olympia, WA.

・P. Stamets 1999. Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World. Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA.

・P. Stamets 1999. “Earth’s natural internet.” Whole Earth Review, Fall, p. 74-77.

・Guzman, G., F. Tapia & P. Stamets, 1997. “A new bluing Psilocybe from U.S.A.” Mycotaxon 7:373-376.

・P. Stamets & J. Gartz, 1995. “A new caerulescent Psilocybe from the Pacific Coast of northwestern North America.” Mycotaxon 11: 476-484.

・P. Stamets 1993. “Permaculture with a mycological twist.” Mushroom, the Journal 40, vol. 11: 3. p. 5-7.

・P. Stamets 1993. “Mycofiltration of gray water run-off utilizing Stropharia rugoso-annulata, a white rot fungus.” Research Project awarded a grant by the Mason County Water Conservation District. Shelton, Washington.

・P. Stamets 1993, 2000. Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushrooms. Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA.

・P. Stamets 1990. “Potential uses of saprophytic fungi in the recycling of wood wastes from the forest environment.” Special Forest Products Conference. Portland, Oregon.

・P. Stamets 1990. “A discussion on the cultivation of Ganoderma lucidum (Curtis:Fr.) Kar., the Reishi or Ling Zhi, mushroom of immortality.” McIlvainea 9 (2): 40-50.

・P. Stamets 1989. “How to grow mushrooms: a simplified overview of mushroom cultivation strategies.” Shiitake News: 6: 1, p. 11-13.

・P. Stamets & Chilton, J. 1983. The Mushroom Cultivator. Agarikon Press, Olympia, WA.

・P. Stamets, M.W. Beug, & G. Guzman, 1980. “A new species and a new variety of Psilocybe from North America.” Mycotaxon 11: 476-484.

・P. Stamets 1978. Psilocybe Mushrooms & Their Allies. Homestead Book Co., Seattle, WA.

PATENTS AWARDED

Stamets, P. 2021, U.S. Patent #11,109,575. MBF Ref. 215261-9005-US02 “Bee Feeder Having Labyrinthine Portal” September 2021.
______, 2021, Eurasian Patent #EA555673. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” March 2021.
______, 2021, New Zealand Patent # 723135. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” March 2021.
______, 2021, Canadian Patent #2,950,173. Antiviral Activity from Medicinal Mushrooms Containing Phenyl Carboxylate/Acrylate Compounds. March 2021.
______, 2021, “Antiviral Activity from Medicinal Mushrooms and their Active Constituents” (anti-HPV). [EP 16-717-212/1]. March 2021.
______, 2021, Eurasian Patent # 201,990,504. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” February 2021.
______, 2020. U.S. Patent #10,821,145. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” November, 2020.
______, 2020. U.S. Patent #10,813,960. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” October, 2020.
______, 2019. CA Patent #2,939,143. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” July, 2019.
______, 2019. AT Patent # E-1023256. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” February, 2019.
______, 2019. DE Patent # 602,015,014,284.5. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” February, 2019.
______, 2019. IT Patent # 502,018,000,032,227. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” February, 2019.
______, 2018. ES Patent # 2,693,502. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” December, 2018.
______, 2018. EP Patent # 3,110,260. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” August, 2018.
______, 2018. DK Patent # 3,110,260. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees” May, 2018.
______, 2018. U.S. Patent # 9,931,316. “Antiviral activity from medicinal mushrooms and their active constituents” April, 2018.
______, 2016. U.S. Patent # 9,474,776. “Integrative Fungal Solutions for Protecting Bees”. October 2016.
______, 2016. U.S. Patent # 9,399,050. “Controlling insects and arthropods using preconidial mycelium and extracts of preconidial mycelium from entomopathogenic fungi” July, 2016.
______, P. 2014. U.S. Patent # 8,753,656. “Compositions for controlling disease vectors from insects and arthropods using preconidial mycelium and extracts of preconidial mycelium from entomopathogenic fungi.” June, 2014.
______, P. 2014. U.S. Patent # 8,765,138. “Antiviral and antibacterial activity from medicinal mushrooms.”
______, 2013. U.S. Patent # 8,501,207. “Mycoattractants and mycopesticides.”
______, 2011. U.S. Patent # 7,951,389. “Mycoattractants and mycopesticides.”
______, 2011. U.S. Patent # 7,951,388. “Mycoattractants and mycopesticides.”
______, Weil, A., Chen, C., 2009. U.S. Patent # 7,575,764. “Compositions comprising Hypsizygus ulmarius extract.”
______, 2008. Australian Patent # 2001296679. “Mycoattractants and mycopesticides.” (ceased)
______, 2006. U.S. Patent # 7,122,176. “Mycoattractants and mycopesticides.”
______, 2003. U.S. Patent # 6,660,290. “Mycopesticides.”

PATENTS PENDING

Stamets, P. 2021, U.S. Patent Application # 63/185,625. “Tryptamine Compositions and Methods for Modulating Inflammation” Filed May 7, 2021
______, 2021, U.S. Patent Application # 17/308,869. “Tryptamine Compositions for Enhancing Neurite Outgrowth” Filed May 5, 2021
______, 2021, International Patent Application # PCT/US21/25553. “Compositions and Methods for Modulating Inflammatory Response” Filed April 2, 2021
______, 2021, International Patent Application # PCT/US2021/025564. “Compositions and Methods for Modulating Inflammatory Response” Filed April 2, 2021
______, 2021, U.S. Patent Application # 17/221,411. “Compositions and Methods for Modulating Inflammatory Response” Filed April 2, 2021
______, 2021, U.S. Patent Application # 17/221,437. “Compositions and Methods for Modulating Inflammatory Response” Filed April 2, 2021
______, 2020 International Patent Application # PCT/US20/60947. “Tryptamine Compositions for Enhancing Neurite Outgrowth” Filed November 18, 2020
______, 2020, U.S. Patent Application # 16/951,012. “Tryptamine Compositions for Enhancing Neurite Outgrowth” Filed November 18, 2020
______, 2020, U.S. Patent Application # 16/951,009. “Tryptamine Compositions for Enhancing Neurite Outgrowth” Filed November 18, 2020
______, 2020, U.S. Patent Application # 63/029,815. “Compositions and Methods for Modulating Inflammatory Response” Filed May 26, 2020
______, 2020, U.S. Patent Application # 63/007,482. “Tryptamine Compositions for Enhancing Neurite Outgrowth” Filed April 9, 2020
______, 2020, U.S. Patent Application # 20200068857. “Bee Feeder Having Labyrinthine Portal” Filed March 5, 2020
______, 2019, U.S. Patent Application # 16/552,498. “Psilocybin Compositions” Filed August 27, 2019
______, 2019, U.S. Patent Application # 20190192498. “Psilocybin Compositions” Filed June 27, 2019
______, 2019, U.S. Patent Application # 20190105313. “Psilocybin Compositions” Filed April 11, 2019
______, 2019, U.S. Patent Application # 62/937,536. “Tryptamine Compositions for Enhancing Neurite Outgrowth” Filed November 19, 2019
______, 2018, U.S. Patent Application # 20180021326. “Compositions and Methods for Enhancing Neuroregeneration and Cognition by Combining Mushroom Extracts Containing Active Ingredients Psilocin or Psilocybin with Erinacines or Hericenones Enhanced with Niacin” Filed April 23, 2017
______, 2016, U.S. Provisional Patent Application # 62365982 “Enhancing Neuroregeneration and Cognition by combining mushroom extracts containing active ingredients Psilocybin and Erinacine analogs enhanced with Nicotinic Acids” Filed July 22, 2016.
______, 2016, U.S. Patent Application # 20160000754. “Antiviral Activity from Medicinal Mushrooms and their Active Constituents” Filed September 14, 2015
______, 2015. World Intellectual Property Organization Patent Application # PCT/US2015/019543. “Integrative fungal solutions for protecting bees.” Filed March 9 2015.
______, 2015. U.S. Patent Application # PS-AV-EB Provisional Utility Patent: “Antiviral activity from medicinal mushrooms and their active constituents.” Filed March 30, 2015.
______, 2015. U.S. Patent Application # 14/641,432. “Integrative fungal solutions for protecting bees and overcoming Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD): methods and compositions.” Filed March 8, 2015. Notice of Allowance received July, 2016.
______, 2014. U.S. Patent Application # 14/247,207. “Integrative fungal solutions for protecting bees and overcoming Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD): methods and compositions.” Filed April 7, 2014.
______, 2013. U.S. Patent Application # 13/998,914. “Antiviral and Antibacterial Activity from Medicinal Mushrooms.” Filed December 20, 2013.
______, 2013. U.S. Provisional Patent 13/986,978. “Controlling insects and arthropods using preconidial mycelium and extracts of preconidial mycelium from entomopathogenic fungi.” Filed June 20, 2013.
______, 2013. U.S. Provisional Patent 13/373,719. “Controlling disease vectors from insects and arthropods using preconidial mycelium and extracts of preconidial mycelium from entomopathogenic fungi.” Filed November 28, 2011.
______, 2007. U.S. Patent Application # 11/899,562. “Living Systems from Cardboard Packaging Materials.” Filed September 6, 2007.

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Education

2012: Doctor Of Science (HON.) - The National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Or.
1980-1984: Post-graduate studies, Microbiology and Electron Microscopy - The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
1976-1979 B.Sc. Degree, Taxonomy - The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
1974-1975 Undergraduate Studies- Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
1969-1973 Preparatory School - The Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA

APPOINTMENTS

1980 - Present: Founder, Sole Owner, Managing Director: Fungi Perfecti, LLC (fungi.com)
1983 - Present: Founder, Managing Director: Agarikon Press
1983 -1984: Adjunct Professor: The Evergreen State College
2021 – Present: CEO and Founder: MycoMedica Life Sciences, a Public Benefit Corporation
2021 – Present: Executive Director: The Center for Ecological Consciousness

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2020 - Present: Advisory Board, Global Environment Media, Monaco, France.
2013: Advisory Board, OA Alternative Medicine, Open Access - Publishing, London, UK
2013: Advisory Board Member of the American Botanical Council, Austin, Texas
2000 - Present: Editorial Board, The International Journal on Medicinal Mushrooms, Begell House, New York, NY; Mushroom, the Journal, Moscow, ID.
2000 - Present: Peer Reviewer, The International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Begell House, New York, NY; Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM, Oxford University Press), Oxford, U.K.; Herbalgram, The American Botanical Council, Austin, TX.
1999 - Present: Advisor to the Program for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona Medical School, Tucson, AZ.

Notable Appearances

2019 - Exponential Medicine: Mycology and Mushrooms as Medicine

2019 - NPR Interview: Here & now - One Mycologist on Why Fungi Are ‘Critical for The Survival of Life on This Planet’

2019, September 25: Keynote at Pharmaca Education/Leadership Summit, San Diego, CA

2019, November 1-3: Speaking event at MAPS Psychedelic Science Summit, Austin, TX

2019, November 6: Keynote at Exponential Medicine Conference, San Diego, CA

2019, November 9-11: Keynote at Summit LA19, Los Angeles, CA

(Video) Psychedelics, Consciousness, and AI | Richard Dawkins | #256

2019 - Joe Rogan Experience Podcast Interview #1385

2019, January 29 - UBC (University of British Columbia) Panel - CIF Sustainability of Forest Management, Vancouver, BC

2019, March 23 - Imagine Convergence, Orcas Island, WA

2019, April 3 - Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

2019, May 9 - Near Future Summit, La Jolla, CA

2019, May 11-12 - Lightning in a Bottle Arts & Music Festival, Bakersfield, CA

2018 - The New York Times OpEd- “Will Mushrooms Be Magic for Threatened Bees?”

2018, May 9 - Near Future Summit, San Diego, CA

2018, August 17-18 - Telluride Mushroom Festival, Telluride, CO

2018, September 14 - Coast to Coast AM Radio

2018, October 27 - SAND (Science & Nonduality) Conference, San Jose, CA

2018, November 2-5 - Plant Medicine Conference, Vancouver, BC

2017 - Joe Rogan Experience Interview #1035

2014 - Exponential Medicine Conference- Singularity University | Stanford School of Medicine

2014 - SCIFOO Conference

2014 - Keynote Address: Bioneers Conference

2014 - Keynote Address: North American Mycological Association

2011 - TEDMED conference - Paul Stamets on Mushrooms as Healing Agents

2008 - TED conference - “Six Ways Mushrooms can Help Save the World.” Rated in the top 10 of all TED talks

Awards

2020 - Inducted into the Explorer’s Club by the Board of Directors - explorers.org

2015 - The Gordon and Tina Wasson Award- Mycological Society of America

2014 - AAAS - Lemelson Invention Ambassador - American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington D.C.

2013 - Award for Contributions to Amateur and Professional Mycology - North American Mycological Association

2012 - Doctor of Science (Hon.) - The National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon

2012 - The Pioneer Award - North West Natural Products Association “leading the way and/or setting a good example for others in the industry.”

2010 - Opportunity Green Award - 1st Place for the Life Box®

2010 - The Packy Award for the Life Box® - Sustainable Business Coalition and Whole Foods Market’s Green Coalition

2010 - “President’s Award” - The Society of Ecological Restoration, NW

2008 - Visionary Award - Utne Reader Magazine2008 - Green-O-Vator - National Geographic Adventure Magazine

2008 - E-chievement Award - Argosy Foundation

1999 - Founder of a New Northwest Award - Pacific Rim Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils, Seattle, Washington.

1998 - “Bioneers Award,” - The Collective Heritage Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1994 - Black Belt, HwaRang Do. Instructor.

1979 - Black Belt, Taekwon Do. Instructor.

(Video) The Connection Psychedelics Have to Early Christianity, Christmas

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SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

NIH Clinical Trials

Sole source supplier, collaborator and co-writer of “Multicenter Double Blind, Placebo Controlled RCT of Fomitopsis officinalis and Trametes versicolor to Treat COVID-19,” led by Gordon Saxe of the University of California, San Diego.
As described on the clinical trial home page of National Institutes of Health(
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04667247?term=Gordon+Saxe&cond=COVID-19&cntry=US&draw=2&rank=1)
Clinical trial in process, 2021. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04667247

Advisor and sole source supplier to “Clinical trials Antihyperlipidemic Effects of Oyster Mushrooms,” led by chief oncologist Dr. Donald Abrams of the San Francisco General Hospital.
As described on the clinical trial home page of National Institutes of Health(
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT00069524?amp;order=9)
Clinical trial completed. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011, 11:60
doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-60

Advisor and sole source supplier to “Project 3: Phase I/II clinical trial of Trametes versicolor in women with breast cancer.” University of Minnesota/Bastyr University Developmental CAM Research Center Proposal. Principal investigator: Leanna J. Standish, ND, PhD, L.Ac. (Bastyr University). Co-investigators: Karen Lawson, MD (University of Minnesota), Douglas Yee, MD, (University of Minnesota), Cynthia Wenner, PhD (Bastyr University). Consultants: Jeannine S. McCune, PhD (UW), Kristine Rinn, MD (UW/Swedish Hospital), Paul Stamets (Fungi Perfecti), Gary Ostroff, PhD., Mel Haberman, PhD, RN.

Grants

  • Stamets, P. et al. “SBIR Phase I: Assessment of Mycofiltration Biotechnology to Remove Pathogens from Urban Storm Water.” Environmental Protection Agency. RFP# SOL-NC-1100012. May 3, 2011. Awarded $80,000.

  • (Pending) Shevtsov J, Cannon K, Tuominen LK, Stamets P, Davis R, Bair Z, Longman A, Peterson C, Sercel J. (2020).Making Soil for Space Habitats by Seeding Asteroids with Fungi.NASA NIAC proposal no. 20-NIAC21B-0248; solicitation 80HQTR20NOA01-21NIAC_A1.

SEMINARS

In vitro fungal propagation instruction in small, hands-on courses to more than 2,000 people over 30 years.

LECTURES

More than 200 world-wide speaking engagements at universities, professional societies, ecological and medicinal plant conferences, amongst others. Notable appearances include: TEDMED, TED, American Academy of Dermatology (keynote), LOHAS, Taste 3, International Medicinal

Mushroom Conferences, NW Naturopathic Conferences, North American Mushroom Conference,

Nutrition and Health (Univ. of Arizona School of Medicine), commencement speaker at the National College for Natural Medicine, Singularity University (Stanford School of Medicine), Natural Resources Defense Council, and many more.

Genomic Preservation

Collection of more than 750 cultures of medicinal mushrooms, including rare and culturally significant specimens isolated from the Old Growth forests of the Pacific Northwest.

Contributed the nucleotides of 14 strains of the rare old growth mushroom: Fomitopsis officinalis to the National Center for Biotechnology Information.Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=nuccore&cmd=search&term=fomitopsis%20officinalis

TRADEMARKS:

Mycosoft®, Mycomedia®, Mycomedicinals®, Fungi Perfecti®, Host Defense®, Almond Portobello®,Natural Intelligence®, Natural Selection®, Nutrients for your Neurons®, CordyChi®, The Life Box®,Ganoderma 5™, Mycomedica®, Mush®, Myconol™, Mycohol™, Stamets-7®, P-value®,MyCommunity®, Mycobooms™, Muttrooms®, MycoChar™, Fomitopsterol™, Mycoderm™, MycoFlora™, Mycofilter™, MycoBrew™, MycoGold™, Mushroom Gold™, MycoBotanicals™, MycoDerm™, Myco-CBD™, You Are Beautiful™, MycoCacao™, MycoMatcha™, MycoMaté™, MycoJava™, MycoMocha™, Primordial Burger™, Primordial Foods™, Primordial Chocolate™, Primordial Coffee™, Winter Mist®, and more pending.

DOMAIN NAMES:

fungi.com, fungi.net, mycomedia.com, mycomed.com, mycogenesis.com, mycomedicinal.com, mycomedicinals.com, mycoremediation.com, fungiperfecti.com, mycoceuticals.com, mycoceutics.com, mycotherapeutics.com, mycova.com, mycotherapeutic.com, stamets.com, paulstamets.com, myconol.com, mycohol.com, thelifeboxcompany.com, hostdefense.com, mycobiome.com, mycoverse.com, mycoverse.net, mycoverse.org, mycoversity.com, mycoversity.net, mycoversity.org, mycouniversity.com, mycouniversity.net, mycouniversity.org, beemushroomed.com

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Along with bacteria, fungi are important as decomposers in the soil food web. They convert organic matter that is hard to digest into forms other organisms can use. Their strands – or hyphae – physically bind soil particles together, which helps water enter the soil and increases the earth's ability to retain liquid.

What are the medicinal importance of fungi? ›

The medicinal effects attributed to fungi, based mainly on uncharacterized substances or extracts, include antiviral, immunomodulatory, antitumor, antioxidant, radical scavenging, anti-inflammatory, antihyperlipidemic or antihypercholesterolemic, hepatoprotective, and antidiabetic effects.

Can you get a degree in mycology? ›

Very few universities have a mycology degree program. The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry offers a graduate or doctoral degree in Forest Pathology and Mycology. This program focuses on the ecological side of the discipline, specifically in a forest environment.

Who is the father of mycology? ›

Heinrich Anton de Bary, (born Jan. 26, 1831, Frankfurt am Main [Germany]—died Jan. 19, 1888, Strassburg, Ger. [now Strasbourg, Fr.]), German botanist whose researches into the roles of fungi and other agents in causing plant diseases earned him distinction as a founder of modern mycology and plant pathology.

Is Paul Stamets vegan? ›

“Interview with vegan author Paul Stamets, who is a world-renowned American mycologist and botanist specializing in fungi.

What is Paul Stamets hat made of? ›

Mycologist Paul Stamets famously wears a hat made of amadou.

Who discovered mycelium? ›

Mycelium have been recognized as fungal structures for a long time. The author Beatrix Potter provided accurate sketches of mycelium over 100 years ago. At the time her observations were considered irrelevant and the significance of mycelium was lost until some years after her work.

What would happen if there were no fungi? ›

Without fungi to aid in decomposition, all life in the forest would soon be buried under a mountain of dead plant matter.

What is the role of fungi in our daily life? ›

Fungi is what makes cheese, like camembert and blue cheese, ripen. Yeast, a microscopic unicellular fungi, is what makes bread rise, beer and wine ferment, and gives marmite that distinctive taste. Sourdough bread is made using natural yeast. Wild yeast are everywhere, including on your hands, in the air and on food.

How is fungi harmful to humans? ›

In addition to rhinitis and asthma, fungus exposure is associated with a number of other illnesses including allergic bronchopulmonary mycoses, allergic fungal sinusitis and hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

Can fungus live on humans? ›

Fungi can live outdoors in soil and on plants, indoors on surfaces and in the air, and on people's skin and inside the body. There are millions of fungal species, but only a few hundred of them can make people sick. Mild fungal skin infections can look like a rash and are very common.

How does fungi grow in human body? ›

Fungi reproduce by spreading microscopic spores. These spores are often present in the air and soil, where they can be inhaled or come into contact with the surfaces of the body, primarily the skin.

Is mycology a career? ›

Most mycologists work in academia; government research labs; or industries such as biotechnology, biofuels, and medicine. However, there are also opportunities in areas such as mushroom farming; mushroom bioproducts, such as packaging materials and leather alternatives; and foraging.

How long does it take to get a mycology degree? ›

This generally takes about four years to complete. The bachelor's degree does not have to be in mycology, but it should be in something relevant to the field, such as microbiology or biochemistry.

Is mycology part of botany? ›

Overview. Historically, mycology was a branch of botany because, although fungi are evolutionarily more closely related to animals than to plants, this was not recognized until a few decades ago.

What is the oldest fungus? ›

Microscopic specimens discovered in the Canadian Arctic are surprisingly intricate. Minute fossils pulled from remote Arctic Canada could push back the first known appearance of fungi to about one billion years ago — more than 500 million years earlier than scientists had expected.

Who first discovered fungi? ›

Fungi were found by Heinrich Anton de Bary in 1858. Fungi is a genus of heterotrophic, mostly multicellular eukaryotic creatures (cannot make their food). They could be filamentous or unicellular. They reproduce by means of spores.

What is the body of a fungus called? ›

The living body of the fungus is a mycelium made out of a web of tiny filaments called hyphae. The mycelium is usually hidden in the soil, in wood, or another food source. A mycelium may fill a single ant, or cover many acres.

Is it safe to take mushroom supplements? ›

Plus, unlike many prescription pills, mushroom supplements are very safe. As a natural medicine, the best mushroom supplements typically have minimal, if any side effects.

Do mushroom supplements cause headaches? ›

Reishi mushroom can also cause other side effects including dryness of the mouth, throat, and nasal area along with itchiness and rash, stomach upset and diarrhea, dizziness and headache, nosebleed, and bloody stools.

What is Stamets 7 GOOD FOR? ›

Stamets 7 is a powerful blend of 7 mushrooms for daily immune support. Designed by leading mycologist Paul Stamets, our formula promotes immunity starting with foundational health. We use activated mushroom mycelium that supports your health with polysaccharides and myco-nutrients.

Are amadou hats durable? ›

Description. Sport a hat just like Paul's! This Amadou hat is made from multiple Amadou layers, so it is more durable and holds its shape for longer. It is most definitely a conversation starter, and it is perfect for those who are wanting to make more sustainable fashion decisions.

What do mushroom hats mean? ›

A mushroom hat (also sometimes referred to as a mushroom brim hat or dish hat) is a millinery style in which the brim of the hat tilts downwards, resembling the shape of a mushroom (or dish). It is a style that first emerged in the 1870s and 1880s, when it was usually made of straw.

Are fungi flammable? ›

Dried tinder fungi are highly flammable, making them a perfect natural material for catching the sparks that fly when sedimentary rocks are struck against a material rich in iron, such as pyrite (which, like pyre and pyro, refers its fire-starting potential).

Is mycelium harmful to humans? ›

Is mycelium safe to eat? Mycelium can appear off-putting as it can present as white fuzz that looks like mold. While we would never recommend eating anything moldy or eating mushrooms without knowing that they are safe for human consumption, most mycelium is safe to eat and totally edible.

Can mycelium replace plastic? ›

Mycelium can be used to make standard and custom-molded packaging that is 100% biodegradable, thereby reducing reliance on plastic and polystyrene. Mushroom Packaging uses hemp hurds and mushroom mycelium to create water-resistant and insulating solutions that compost within 30 days when added to soil.

Is mushroom mycelium healthy? ›

mushroom mycelium is "very potent in terms of triggering immune cell function." fermented substrate, even when separated from pure mycelium, is highly active in supporting natural immune function. pure mycelium and fermented substrate each offer unique yet complementary health benefits.

Who is a famous mycologist? ›

Giacomo Bresadola (1847–1929) was a founding member of the Société mycologique de France. The pioneering North American mycologist Job Bicknell Ellis described over 4000 species of fungi, and collected over 100,000 specimens. Elias Magnus Fries (1794–1878) was the founding father of the modern taxonomy of mushrooms.

Who was the first mycologist? ›

By the mid 18th century a method was devised to add color to the engraved plate. Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741), was the first mycologist use this method in his Phytanthoza Iconographia (1737-1745).

What is a mushroom expert called? ›

A mycologist is someone who works with fungi, which are living organisms such as molds, yeast, and mushrooms. My research focuses on the diversity and evolution of mushroom-forming fungi. I'm an academic mycologist, so along with doing research, I teach undergraduate and graduate students.

What is a mushroom enthusiast called? ›

Definition of mycophile

: a devotee of mushrooms especially : one whose hobby is hunting wild edible mushrooms.

Is Paul Stamets vegan? ›

“Interview with vegan author Paul Stamets, who is a world-renowned American mycologist and botanist specializing in fungi.

Who discovered mycelium? ›

Mycelium have been recognized as fungal structures for a long time. The author Beatrix Potter provided accurate sketches of mycelium over 100 years ago. At the time her observations were considered irrelevant and the significance of mycelium was lost until some years after her work.

Does Paul Stamets have a degree in mycology? ›

Mycological interest

Stamets credits his late brother, John, with stimulating his interest in mycology, and studied mycology as an undergraduate student. Having no academic training higher than a bachelor's degree, Stamets is largely self-taught in the field of mycology.

Does mycology have money? ›

As of Sep 23, 2022, the average annual pay for a Mycology in the United States is $87,306 a year.

What is study of fungi called? ›

The study of fungi is called Mycology. It is the overall study of their genetic and biochemical properties, their use to human beings as a source of medicine, food,etc., as well as their dangers, such as toxicity or infection.

Why is it important to study mycology? ›

Why is mycology important? Fungi are the primary decomposers of organic material in many ecosystems and so play a crucial part in recycling nutrients and the global carbon cycle. They break down pollutants and the most durable organic materials and have a range of uses such as in medicine and food production.

Is mycology a career? ›

But with perseverance and a love for fungi, mycologists can find work in many areas, from academic research to applied agriculture.

How long does it take to get a mycology degree? ›

This generally takes about four years to complete. The bachelor's degree does not have to be in mycology, but it should be in something relevant to the field, such as microbiology or biochemistry.

Is mycelium harmful to humans? ›

Is mycelium safe to eat? Mycelium can appear off-putting as it can present as white fuzz that looks like mold. While we would never recommend eating anything moldy or eating mushrooms without knowing that they are safe for human consumption, most mycelium is safe to eat and totally edible.

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