Paul Stamets believes we have entered into the 6th major extinction on our planet. He presents mushrooms as a solution to this problem, including cleaning polluted soil, creating new insecticides, treating smallpox and maybe even the flu.

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Starring: Paul Stamets
Writer-Director: Leslie Iwerks
Executive Producers: Daryl Hannah & Leslie Iwerks
Producer: Michael E. Tang
Director of Photography: Suki Medencevic
Edited by: Leslie Iwerks
Story Editor: Mark A. Johnson
Post-Production Coordinator: Jackie Turlik
Sound Recordist: Mark W. Iler
Grip: Marc Dewey
Publicity Still should be accredited to: © Isaac Hernández

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