The provost, who also serves as executive vice president of the university, was joined by mycologist Paul Stamets, who donated $50,000 toward the research center. Stamets stated that he “believe[s] in the intelligence of nature,” and that mushrooms may play a key role in saving bees from colony collapse.
Watch these two bee enthusiasts take pollinator protection to the next level as they don epic beards of bees:
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