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Finding the Mother Tree
  • ISBN: 9780141990286
  • Pages: 368
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Binding: Paperback

Finding the Mother Tree

Suzanne Simard
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A scientific detective story from the ecologist who first discovered the hidden language of trees.

In Finding the Mother Tree, Professor Suzanne Simard shares the secrets of a lifetime spent uncovering truths about trees: their co-operation, healing capacity, memory, wisdom and sentience.

She was working in the forest service in British Columbia when she first discovered how trees communicate underground through an immense web of fungi, at the centre of which lie the Mother Trees: the mysterious, powerful entities that nurture their kin and sustain the forest. Though her ground-breaking findings were initially dismissed, they are now firmly supported by data.



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