William Padilla-Brown

Founder of MycoSymbiotics, William Padilla-Brown is a social entrepreneur, citizen scientist, mycologist, amateur 'phychologist', urban shaman, writer, you-tube vlogger, contributing editor for Fungi mag, researcher, poet, and father. William holds Permaculture Design Certificates acquired through Susquehanna Permaculture and NGOZI. William is leading the country in the field of Cordyceps cultivation. William regularly teaches at mushrooms clubs around the country, festivals, Agricultural conferences, and more.


Cassandra Posey

Cassandra is the founder of Cognitive Function LLC. as well as runs Marketing/ Events/ Sales at Mycosymbiotics.

Cognitive Function, is a company focused on applications of medicinal fungi and plants to further holistic living through comprehensive research and development. Her company focuses on nutraceuticals and how we can create a conversation for further ecological education. Cognitive Function stands behind brand integrity and puts full transparency above all. As proprietor of a company that operates under a “People First” mentality, Cassandra is constantly innovating, elevating, and evolving Cognitive Function with our natural and social ecosystems in mind.

Cameron shasteen

Cam uprooted his life in Florida to be in a mycocentric region and live his passion, serendipitously and immediately finding a home within MycoSymbiotics and Cognitive Function. Inspired by the collective consciousness of his honeybees, he has truly found that unity here. Cam is learning and growing every day, and making unforgettable memories within our company, we couldn’t be happier to have him on our team and in our family