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NightSchool: Fungus Among Us
One of our most popular NightLife events gets the NightSchool treatment with short virtual lessons on the many facets of fungi.
- Mycologist and microbiologist Dr. Gordon Walker (aka Instagram’s @fascinatedbyfungi) presents a fascinating primer on fungal biology.
- Maya Elson, executive director of CoRenewal, invites viewers to think like a fungus and learn about the ways CoRenewal is working with fungi to help post-fire ecological regeneration.
- Learn about cordyceps cultivation with William Padilla-Brown, permaculture designer, teacher, rapper, and founder of MycoSymbiotics.
- Get a deep dive into the making of the Radical Mycology Mixtape and the intersection of mycology and art, presented by Peter McCoy.
Photo: Phyllis Ma (@specialnothing) is a New York City-based artist photographing mushrooms as fantastical still lifes. Pictured above are specimens found in Berlin’s Grunewald Forest, near the site of a former US spy station from the Soviet era.
PAST NIGHTSCHOOL EVENTS
Missed the party? Just want to relive the magic? Watch the recorded livestreams on YouTube!