Gary LincoffPhilip Ross is a wizard! This is made from Ganoderma lucidum. Wait until the Metropolitan Museum of Art hears about this. And new housing starts will soar come summer's drought. Is this the solution we've been waiting for? Are mushrooms the answer? Is there any doubt anymore? They are food, nutrition, medicine, spiritual guides, forest managers, a way to clean up pollution, a source of paper, insulation, and now a substitute for bricks. Is there anything mushrooms aren't good for? Do they deserve any less than a kingdom of their own? And, maybe, a little respect now and then.