Paul stamets is a legend in the mycology community. Mycelium running is another must have. Specie is an excellent guide for the home grower.
I love gathering info on topics that interest me. Filled with interesting stories, theories, and knowledge about both indoor growing and outdoor growing.
Too text book and not very reader friendly. It jumps from page 14 to page 47, completely skipping the part that i need.
The hidden life of trees is an unexpectedly fascinating look at the way trees live, grow, survive communicate with and support each other in their natural environments. The author is a romantic and he wants to see trees as fully-developed living creat... Read More
The author describes his work and the knowledge he gained as a forester. He strives hard to make trees and their lives relatable to everyday people. His relationship with the trees is reminiscent of that kind of revolution in primate study that jane g... Read More
The author continuously spewed ridiculous claims with no scientific backing. The misinterpretation and incomplete translation of scientific papers is all over this book. The author indeed has a gift, but that gift is misused, compromising truth in fav... Read More
A tree with a trunk twice as thick is not twice as large. Carbon dioxide finds its final resting place in the form of humus. Since beeches create clones, the older and younger trees he describes are not separate trees, not friends as he later calls th... Read More
Forests are not first and foremost lumber factories and warehouses for raw material, and only secondarily complex habitats for thousands of species. He actually blames commercial logging for preventing coal from being formed, after having explained th... Read More