Books By Paul Stamets

Fungi Perfecti founder and president Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over 40 years.

Mix & Match any of Paul Stamets’ books for a discount! 
  • 2 books: 10% off
  • 3-4 books: 15% off
  • 5 or more books: 20% off

    Fungi Perfecti founder and president Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over 40 years.

    Mix & Match any of Paul Stamets’ books for a discount! 
    • 2 books: 10% off
    • 3-4 books: 15% off
    • 5 or more books: 20% off

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      Fungi Perfecti founder and president Paul Stamets has been a dedicated mycologist for over 40 years. Over this time, he has discovered and coauthored several new species of mushrooms, and pioneered countless techniques in the field of mushroom cultivation.

      He received the 1998 "Bioneers Award" from The Collective Heritage Institute, and the 1999 "Founder of a New Northwest Award" from the Pacific Rim Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils. In 2008, Paul received the National Geographic Adventure Magazine's Green-Novator and the Argosy Foundation's E-chievement Awards. He was also named one of Utne Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World" in their November–December 2008 issue. In February 2010, Paul received the President's Award from the Society for Ecological Restoration: Northwest Chapter, in recognition of his contributions to Habitat Restoration. In January of 2014, Paul received the highly acclaimed NAMA (North American Mycological Association) award for expanding the field of mycology for both amateurs and professionals. In 2014, Paul was chosen to be an "Invention Ambassador" by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest and most prestigious scientific organization in the world. In 2015 he was the first-ever recipient of the Mycological Society of America’s Gordon and Tina Wasson Award.

      He has written six books on mushroom cultivation, use and identification; his books Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms and The Mushroom Cultivator (coauthor) have long been hailed as the definitive texts of mushroom cultivation. Other works by Paul Stamets include Psilocybe Mushrooms and Their Allies (out of print), Psilocybin Mushrooms of the WorldMycoMedicinals®: an Informational Treatise on Mushrooms, and many articles and scholarly papers. His newest book is Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save The World.
      Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World

      Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World

      $32.50

      By Paul Stamets. The most comprehensive field guide to the psilocybin-active species ever published, this field guide illustrates a wide range of s...

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      $32.50
      The Mushroom Cultivator

      The Mushroom Cultivator

      $34.95

      By Paul Stamets and J.S. Chilton. This book details the cultivation of 16 edible (including the Button/Portobello mushrooms) and psychoactive speci...

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      $34.95
      Special Price for 5 of Paul Stamets' Books

      Special Price for 5 of Paul Stamets' Books

      $125.00

      Buy five books by Paul Stamets for a special discount price! Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushrooms The Mushroom Cultivator Psilocybin Mushroom...

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      $125.00
      MycoMedicinals®: an Informational Treatise on Mushrooms

      MycoMedicinals®: an Informational Treatise on Mushrooms

      $9.95

      By Paul Stamets, assisted by C. Dusty Wu Yao. Written by a mycologist and mushroom cultivator with more than 30 years of experience in the field, t...

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      $9.95
      Mycelium Running

      Mycelium Running

      $35.00

      Description This book is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. Setting the stage for the mycorestoration revolution, Mycelium Running ...

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      $35.00
      Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

      Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms

      $44.95

      Description By Paul Stamets. Expanded to 574 pages and more than 500 photographs and diagrams, this fully updated edition of the internationally ac...

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      $44.95

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