Entangled Life is a mind-altering journey into a spectacular and neglected world, and shows that fungi provide a key to understanding both the planet on which we live, and life itself. 'One of those rare books that can truly change the way you see the world around you.
Declan Murphy's first encounter with a kingfisher as a young boy was unforgettable. In this work of rare calibre in the mould of the great contemporary nature writers Robert Macfarlane, Helen Macdonald and Tim Robinson, nature is his remedy for managing the world around him.
In ancient Ireland there were 365 different body parts, and a different plant to cure each part. So Ireland’s wild plants have been part of our culture and folklore from the earliest times, featuring in the Brehon Laws, early Irish poetry and herbal medicine.