Can Mushrooms Save the Bees? With Paul Stamets

One of the world’s most important pollinators is under attack. Bees are being threatened to extinction by the spread of viruses, but mycologist Paul Stamets has found a revolutionary and natural solution: mushrooms. Stamets shares how fungus extract can be used as medicine for bees to help save their dying colonies in a way that connects us back to the Earth.

Learn more about mycelial solutions for bees here.

Explore more Bioneers content about Restoring Ecosystems here.

Learn more from Paul Stamets here.


This video is part of a series called “Seeding the Field: 30 Years of Transformative Solutions,” which celebrates some of the best moments of the Bioneers Conference through the last 30 years.

Directed and Edited by: Theo Badashi
Sound Mix: Stephanie Welch
Consulting Producer: Kenny Ausubel for Bioneers
Produced by: Theo Badashi and Maximilian DeArmon for Cosmogenesis Media Group

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