Entangled Life - Englische Version
Author: Merlin Sheldrake
Hardcover: 368 Seiten
Verlag: The Bodly Head
Neither plant nor animal, they are found throughout the earth, the air and our bodies. They cn be microscopic, yet also account for the largest organisms ever recorded. They enabled the first life on land, cansurvive unprotected in space and thrive amidst nuclear radiation.
In fact, nearly all life relies in some way on fungi.
Entangled Life is amind altering journey into a spectacular and neglected world, and shows that fungi provide a key to understanding both the planet on which we live, and live itself.
About the author:
Merlin Sheldrake is a biologist and a writer. He received a Ph.D. in tropical ecology from the University of Cambridge for his work on underground fungal networks in tropical forests in Panama, where he was a predoctoral research fellow of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. He is a musician and keen fermenter. Entangled Life is his first book.
“Dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing . . . a remarkable work by a remarkable writer, which succeeds in springing life into strangeness again.”—Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland
“Fungi are everywhere, and Merlin Sheldrake is an ideal guide to their mysteries. He’s passionate, deeply knowledgeable, and a wonderful writer.”—Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction