5 Questions With… Peter McCoy, Author of Radical Mycology
Peter McCoy is the author of the book Radical Mycology and the co-founder of the grassroots organization of the same name that educates about the importance of fungi, mushroom cultivation, and mycoremediation. Peter is a writer, artist, mushroom cultivator, and educator.
1.) Who or what has made a difference in your life?
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller
4.) What is one of your favorite Mushrooms? Why?
Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) because is it highly medicinal (a potent immune booster and anti-cancer mushroom), make a delicious and sweet tea, is easy to grow, is globally distributed and easy to identify, and is a powerful remediator (pollutant decomposer).