eugenia bone

The Wonderful World of Mushrooms

Guest Name and Bio:
Eugenia Bone

Eugenia Bone is an internationally known food and science writer. Her work has appeared in many anthologies, magazines, and newspapers, including The New York Times, The National Lampoon, Saveur, Gourmet, BBC Science, and The Wall Street Journal, where she is a frequent book reviewer.

She is a member of the American Society of Science Writers and former president of the New York Mycological Society. She is a member of the faculty at the New York Botanical Garden where she teaches classes on psychedelic mushrooms and mycophagy.
She is the author or co-author of eight books on food and biology including the category staple Mycophilia (2011), most recently, the Fantastic Fungi Community Cookbook (December, 2021). She has been nominated for a variety of awards, including the Colorado Book Award and James Beard Award.

Eugenia has been featured on many dozens of radio shows and podcasts, most recently and the BBC series Fungi: The New Frontier She has lectured widely in diverse venues like The New York Public Library, the Denver Botanical Garden, and the Reuben Museum. She is featured in the documentary directed by Louie Schwartzberg, Fantastic Fungi (2019), and in the Netflix children’s show about food, Waffles + Mochi (the mushroom episode) produced by Michele Obama’s Higher Ground Productions.

What you will learn from this episode:

  • What are some of the possible health benefits of various mushrooms
  • How could mushrooms help the gut microbiome
  • How to get started in foraging mushrooms
  • Why are psychedelic mushrooms becoming an important part of the conversation in health and wellness
  • What are the nutritional benefits of mushrooms

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