Eugenia Bone, : Eugenia Bone is an award-winning nature and food writer. She has published over six books, and her work has appeared in many outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, and Food & Wine.
Suzanne Simard, : SUZANNE SIMARD is a professor of forest ecology at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences in Vancouver, BC.
Roland Griffiths, PHD, : ROLAND GRIFFITHS, PHD, is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the behavioral and subjective effects of mood-altering drugs.
Jay Harman, : JAY HARMAN is a scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur dedicated to creating breakthrough technologies through biomimicry. He continues to conduct field research leading to new biomimetic products.
William (Bill) Richards, PHD, : WILLIAM (BILL) RICHARDS, PHD, is a clinical psychologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he and his colleagues have pursued groundbreaking research with entheogens. He is the author of one book and dozens of academic articles.
Paul Stamets, Editor: Paul Stamets is the preeminent mycologist in the United States. The NIH and USDA have used Paul’s patented strains of fungal extracts in their research. He is a best-selling author and founder of Fungi Perfecti.
Paul Stamets, Introduction: Paul Stamets is the preeminent mycologist in the United States. The NIH and USDA have used Paul’s patented strains of fungal extracts in their research. He is a best-selling author and founder of Fungi Perfecti.
Michael Pollan, Contributor: For more than thirty years, best-selling author Michael Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect. Pollan currently teaches at both UC Berkeley and Harvard University and lectures constantly around the world.
Louie Schwartzberg, Afterword: Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning producer, director, and cinematographer whose notable career spans more than three decades. Schwartzberg has earned myriad awards, including two Clio Awards, an Emmy nomination, and the NAAPC Pollinator Protector Award.