Re: Did Dung Beetles Kill The Mushroom?

Nicholas Bostrom (
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 01:54:02 +0000

Anders Sandberg <> wrote:

> (Apropos mushrooms: I hope you have all heard that the chanterelle
> has been successfully cultivated! Can't remember the reference, I
> suspect french scientists. This is great news for all us lovers of
> this yellow delicacy...)

I think it was a group in Stockholm.

I know this is a very un-extropian reaction, but doesn't the mere
fact that they can be cultivated somehow make them less delicious?
Their exclusiveness was sort of part of the pleasure!
Nicholas Bostrom

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