Psilocybin Mushrooms Are Medicinal: The Case for People Medicine vs. Profit Medicine

Watch this recent Interview with Paul Stamets

Paul Stamets is a world-renowned expert on the medicinal, edible, environmental and spiritual uses and benefits of mushrooms. His walk through life has followed mycelial paths that have led to stunning breakthroughs. He has discovered and named numerous new species of psilocybin mushrooms.

Paul is the author of 6 books, including Mycelium Running and the go-to compendium Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World. He is also editor and contributor to the recent book Fantastic Fungi and central to the remarkable documentary film of the same name directed by Louis Schwartzberg.


  • Invention Ambassador (2015) for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),
  • The National Award (2014) from the North American Mycological Association Award (NAMA)
  • The Gordon & Tina Wasson Award (2015) from the Mycological Society of America (MSA).
  • An Earthling dedicated to saving biodiversity and protecting habitats and health, Citizen Paul invites you to explore the fascinating interconnections of fungal networks in nature and evolution.