Mushrooms: Ancient History – Modern Science by Joseph Cerecedes

Mushrooms: Ancient History - Modern Science by Joseph Cerecedes


February 3, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Neil Blaisdell Center
777 Ward Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96814

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Title: Mushrooms: Ancient History – Modern Science
Speaker: Joseph Cerecedes
Duration: 45 minutes + 15 minutes Question and Answer
Date & Time: February 2 at 4:00 pm, February 3 at 3:00 pm, February 4 at 12:30 pm
Location: Speaker Room #1


In “Mushrooms: Ancient History – Modern Science,” Joseph Cerecedes takes us on a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of mushroom history, unraveling their ancient significance and exploring their role in the modern scientific landscape.

The lecture begins by delving into the historical roots of mushrooms, tracing their use in ancient cultures and civilizations. Joseph unveils the profound impact mushrooms have had on human societies, examining their roles in rituals, medicine, and even as culinary delicacies throughout the ages. Through engaging anecdotes and historical insights, attendees will gain a deep appreciation for the enduring relationship between humanity and mushrooms.

As the narrative seamlessly transitions to the present day, Joseph brings us into modern science. He explores cutting-edge research and discoveries that illuminate the remarkable properties of mushrooms. From their potential applications in medicine and nutrition to their ecological significance, Joseph Cerecedes sheds light on mushrooms’ diverse and evolving roles in contemporary scientific endeavors.

The lecture offers a holistic perspective, bridging the gap between ancient wisdom and the forefront of scientific exploration. Attendees can expect to leave with a newfound understanding of mushrooms as a culinary delight and a source of inspiration, intrigue, and potential breakthroughs in various fields.

“Mushrooms: Ancient History – Modern Science” is more than a lecture; it’s a dynamic exploration that invites participants to appreciate the fascinating intersection of history, culture, and science within the world of mushrooms. Joseph Cerecedes’ expertise and passion for the subject promise an engaging and enlightening experience for all attendees.

Joseph Cerecedes

Joseph’s background and experience range across several interdisciplinary fields of interest, from Mental Health, Bio-Pharmaceuticals, Neutraceuticals, Commercial Biotechnologies, Medical Mycology, Energy Technologies, Algae Biofuels, Engineering, and Traditional Native American Healing Ceremonies. Joseph is the Author of ‘Biological Resonance: Thriving in a Radioactive Universe’ He has also published works in the National Institutes of Health’s ‘Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements with the former editor-in-chief of the ‘International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms’ and the ‘International Journal of Medicinal Algae,’ Dr. Solomon P Wasser of the Institute of Evolution in Haifa, Israel along with world-renowned OphioCordyceps expert Dr. John Holiday, Matt Cleaver and Mojca Tajnik.

Contracted through United Nations programs to over 57 countries to supply Medicinal Mushrooms for Hepatitis C and HIV BioPharmaceitucals through Aloha Medicinals, the world’s largest commercial OphiCordyceps biomass Manufacturer. With two decades of experience in Bio-technologies applied for the commercial production of medicinal fungi mycelial biomass and the design and operation of industrial-scale Class 100A Sterile Clean Room Laboratories, Joseph continues to consult on both large and small-scale biotech manufacturing facilities. Joseph was also one of Paul Stamet’s first certified students at Fungi Perfecti Labs over two decades ago and helped with the final edits of Paul Stamet’s book ‘Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World.’ His latest accomplishments include a breakthrough in Plasma Physics and 3D Mathematical modeling of the Electromagnetic Field. His discoveries are currently being considered by some of the leading physicists and mathematicians in the USA to be some of the most profound sequencing methods.

Joseph is developing various technologies based on his discoveries to provide products for the Global Markets to implement to aid in the transition towards Regenerative therapies, Neutraceutical formulations, and Clean Water and Energy Technologies of the future. As a Traditional Native American Sundancer and eagle Dancer, he is committed to preserving the Environment and all life that relies on it for our survival and ability to Thrive in a Radioactive Universe.