IN SEARCH OF THE SECRET WEST
Holy grails, reckless adventures, lonely roads. The West has more than its share of epic tales and hidden places, and we’re guessing there are a few you don’t know about—yet.
THE MUSHROOM MAN’S MAGIC
Artist Phil Ross built sculptures, furniture, and houses with fungi. Now, his mycelium material is being used in Hermès bags, and his company is worth millions. The unlikely entrepreneur’s next idea: lederhosen, made from the fleshy plants.
The resonant grace of Denis Johnson’s poetry springs from how he saw his world—and it influences how I see mine.
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