The wisdom of fungi

Produced by Better Ancestors

Brendan Linnane began his journey into the world of fungi with a chance reading of Mycellium Running by Paul Stamets. In the book, he speaks of the importance of fungi as “the grand recyclers of our planet – as the interface organisms between life and death and life again”. Inspired by his writing, he created Foggy Dew Fungi and learned to appreciate fungi as our teachers.

All living creatures are connected, but most connections are invisible to us unless we learn to perceive things in new ways. Perhaps by slowing down and taking time to sit quietly, to look and listen carefully, we can learn from the natural world.

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Episodes From This Series

Candid camera

5 mins / 2021

Understanding Antarctica

7 mins / 2021

Aotearoa Water Action’s fight for water security

6 mins / 2021

A better way to build

5 mins / 2021

Ancient knowledge, modern medicines

5 mins / 2021

From waste to wonder

5 mins / 2021

The cloth works

6 min / 2021

Better beauty

5 mins / 2021

Guardians of the ocean

5 mins / 2021

The wisdom of fungi

5 mins / 2021

The call of the kōkako

6 minutes / 2021

Teaching green

6 minutes / 2021

The community saying no to waste

6 minutes / 2021

Wildlife.ai’s mix of ecology and technology

6 minutes / 2021

Tama Blackburn, Waitara Taiao

6 minutes / 2021

The Eco School – Pt.1

6 minutes / 2021

The Eco School – Pt.2

6 minutes / 2021

Tiny homes

6 minutes / 2021

The Native Forest Restoration Trust

6 minutes / 2021

Bay Bush Action

6 minutes / 2021

Refill Nation

4 minutes / 2021

Backyard paradise

6 minutes / 2021

From farmland to forest

10 minutes / 2021