Imagine an organism that feeds you, heals you, reveals secrets of the universe and could help save the planet. Now imagine that it’s in the ground beneath your feet… Aug. 30, 2019 USA 81 Min. Not Rated
Fantastic Fungi is a vivid journey into the mysterious subterranean world of mycelium and its fruit— the mushroom. A story that begins 3.5 billion years ago, fungi makes the soil that supports life, connecting vast systems of roots from plants and trees all over the planet, like an underground Internet. Through the eyes of renowned mycologist Paul Stamets, professor of forest ecology Suzanne Simard, best selling author Michael Pollan, food naturalist Eugenia Bone and others, we experience the power, beauty and complexity of the fungi kingdom. The film is a blueprint for what connects all humanity and the natural world. There is much to learn from the world of mycelium and Fantastic Fungi is an inspiring place to begin the process of bringing us together as interconnected creators of our world.
Original title Fantastic Fungi
IMDb Rating 7.9 357 votes
TMDb Rating 7.8 votes