The Mushroom at the End of the World  


The Mushroom at the End of the World
Princeton University Press | June 8, 2021 | 352 pages
ISBN: 9780691220550

What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s account of these sought-after fungi offers insights into areas far beyond just mushrooms and addresses a crucial question: What manages to live in the ruins we have made?