On Mycoremediation: An Interview With Paul Stamets

Paul Stamets, a mycoremediation expert, explains some of the ways mushrooms can lead to a healthier Earth—all by using natural means.

Oyster mushrooms have the ability to break down petroleum-based contaminants and also capture and eat E. Coli through mycofiltration and mycoremediation, making them a naturally occurring water filter.
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