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The 2019 film, Fantastic Fungi, is at the cornerstone of the current mushroom obsession. Narrated by Oscar winner Brie Larson, the film explores the positive attributes and benefits of the vegetable.

The Captain Marvel star is a self-proclaimed mushroom fan, which she shares in common with other celebs like Bill Maher, Joe Rogan, Chelsea Handler, Harry Styles and Gwyneth Paltrow, to name a few.

The benefits from mushrooms are ever-growing! In the exclusive clip above, the study of mushrooms leads to a potential cure for Alzheimer's disease.

From mushroom coffee, to treating anxiety and depression by microdosing, or advocating for legalization, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg tackles the "shroom boom" movement head on in the movie.

Renowned for his breathtaking documentaries, it's no coincidence that his film set the movement ablaze. Fantastic Fungi is set to introduce the mainstream audience to the incredible world of mushrooms.

Director Schwartzberg pioneered the use of time-lapse photography in films, including hit nature film Wings of Life narrated by Meryl Streep.

Fantastic Fungi is available now to stream on Netflix.

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