When: Wednesdays, Feb 19 – Mar 4, 10:00am-noon
Where: The Hampton Inn
Cost: $85.00 for 3 session(s)
Instructor: Paul Fisher an accomplished researcher and award-winning educator also known for his spectacular introductions.
Magnificent, Miraculous & Mysterious
We’re talking about the mushroom and the mollusk. Follow the unbelievable history and practices that have evolved in humans, fungi and snails. If your knowledge of mushrooms and mollusks, is from the kitchen and from pest control, you are likely to be shocked and amazed. For example, a fungi is the largest living organism on the planet and the genetic composition of mushrooms is actually more similar to humans than plants. Needless to say, some folk consider the mushroom to be magic. As for the snail, one of them was discovered in the British Museum, adhered to an ancient Egyptian stone artifact. One day it was gone. The search was on. They found it “rushing” for freedom. It had been dormant for 2000 years.
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