AN ODE TO THE MUSHROOM by Paul Stamets

Molecules flow through space

ebbing and eddying

a single cell forms into life

touching another, making love

cellular strings lace outwards

forking, branching, frolicking

mosaics of networks emerge

a model of life surges

finds home on land

on this blue planet

the network is mycelium

rejoices in creation

in elegance and grace, to form

a mushroom

the universe smiles

Poem originally sourced from Poemcatcher

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