Coordinated by Chloe Zimmerman, and hosted by the School of Apocalypse, the Mycological Research Playgroup* was an experiment in collaborative and experiential learning and research, and in concurrent creative practice and production. *  The concept of a “research playgroup” was inspired by the Matsutake Worlds Research Group, which founder Anna Tsing describes as a diverse group of academics who “convened to explore an anthropology of always-in-process collaboration.”

The group  met over the course of three months in the Spring of 2017 to explore fungi.

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