Did you know that 25% of the Earth is composed of fungal matter? Or that we inhale mushroom spores in every breath we take? What about the fact that our DNA is up to 50% the same as mushrooms and our RNA is 80% a match!? In this fascinating episode, Katie and Four Sigmatic founder Tero Isokauppila delve into the fascinating world of fungi and how to use these amazing substances to get the most benefit. Terois leading a worldwide mushroom movement. As Founder of Four Sigmatic, Tero is making functional mushrooms accessible to any and everyone. Born in Finland, Tero grew up on a farm his family has owned since 1619. There, he foraged for mushrooms and other wild foods while learning about the natural food space at an early age. After growing frustrated with low-quality mushroom products on the market and discovering how difficult it was to obtain functional mushrooms, Tero founded Four Sigmatic in 2012. Tero is also the best-selling author of the book, Healing Mushrooms. Learn more tricks for using mushrooms medicinally and some fascinating facts about Finland in this episode! For instance- Chaga is one of the richest sources of antioxidants on the planet and one cup has more antioxidants than 30 pounds of carrots! Click here to check out the show notes.