FANTASTIC FUNGI, directed by Louie Schwartzberg and narrated by Brie Larson, is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offer us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.
NR, 74 min.
"Chances are you'll never look at a mushroom in the same way again." - Chicago Reader
"Fascinating, informative, educational and totally entertaining." - Observer
"[The] delightfully kooky documentary, FANTASTIC FUNGI offers nothing less than a model for planetary survival." - New York Times
"Using time-lapse macro cinematography, Fantastic Fungi is simply mesmerizing, captivating you, as you find yourself forgetting to breathe." - Reel Honest News
"Fantastic Fungi makes the case that the answers to disease, anxiety, depression and global warming might be found underfoot. And they're tasty to boot." - Boulder Weekly