ABOUT THE AUTHOR Peter McCoy speaks on behalf of the fungi, the most overlooked and misrepresented organisms in the web of life. A self-taught mycologist with 16 years of accumulated study and experience, Peter is an original founder of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and open-source mycology advocacy movement, and of MYCOLOGOS, the world's first online and in-person mycology school. Peter is the lead cultivation expert for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project and Open Source Ecology. Apart from his work with fungi, he is also a community organizer, street medic, zinester, artist, musician, lecturer, and teacher. From his mushroom homestead in Portland, OR, Peter’s daily practice centers on cultivating, researching, and foraging for new intersections between healthy human and fungal relations. For more information on Peter and his courses on mycology and mushroom cultivation, visit Mycologos.world and RadicalMycology.com.