Mushroom Revival Podcast

A podcast devoted to the wonderful world of fungi. Our eclectic show covers fungi in health & wellness, technology, science, culture and more. Welcome to the Mushroom Revival.

http://www.mushroomrevival.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 199 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 6 hours

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episode 66: Mushrooms in Nigeria - Jones Omage


Mycology is an emerging science, and today we joined by one of Nigeria's few mycologists to talk about this emergence in Nigeria and West Africa. We cover a wide range of topics from folklore, Jones' research on Calocybe indica (aka the Milky Mushroom), innovative cultivation tech with local resources, and more.
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Jones Omage is a Laboratory Technologist at the African Centre for Mushroom Research and Technology...


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 September 1, 2020  36m
 
 

episode 65: Fungi, Radiation, & Outer Space - Graham Shunk & Xavier Gomez

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If humans ever travel to Mars, we will need fungi to help. We are joined today by two young researchers whose experiment was welcomed aboard the ISS in 2018, where a melanized fungus was sent to space to observe the effects of cosmic radiation on the organism's health, as well the attenuation of radiation. The results are exciting— future exhibitions to Mars and beyond could team up with melanized fungi to grow shields that protect humans from life-threatening radiation...


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 August 25, 2020  54m
 
 

episode 64: Photogenic Fungi - Steve Axford

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Your favorite mushroom photography is likely thanks to the work of our delightful guest, Steve Axford. The beauty and scientific accuracy of Steve's work has captivated national & international media, fungi experts, and anyone with an affinity for the odd and the beautiful. Steve shares his tips and tricks for capturing fungi on film, the unique places he's traveled to, and some unexpected observations of fungi that are only made possible with time-lapse photography.
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 August 18, 2020  49m
 
 

episode 63: The Microdose Study - Zachary Walsh


Microdosing is a trending practice, but the science is far behind. Today we are joined by Zachary Walsh, a leading researcher in the Microdose Study. We discuss the objectives and hurdles in conducting a study like this. It is the first of its kind— a mobile, correlational study collecting data on the effects on cognitive performance and mental health of microdosing with psychedelic substances.
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 August 11, 2020  39m
 
 

episode 62: Game of Shrooms - Attaboy


Look up. Look down. Finder's keepers. 
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"Game of Shrooms" is a scavenger hunt where hiders make and seekers score. On August 15th 2020, many cities and towns around the world will participate by creating mushroom themed art pieces, strategically placed to be discovered and treasured by the lucky finder. We welcome the artist behind the hunt, Attaboy. We learn about his eclectic career, how Game of Shrooms came to be, and the impact this simple idea has had.
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 August 4, 2020  42m
 
 

episode 61: Chemistry of Functional Mushrooms - Dr. Anna Sitkoff


Join us in visualizing the biomechanics and physiological effects of mushrooms in the body with our knowledgable guest, Dr. Anna Sitkoff. We cover the unique chemical profiles of fungi, optimal extraction methods, administration, philosophies and more. Following along may require some preliminary understanding of functional mushrooms. For beginner learning, check out episodes #4, #6 and #11.

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 July 28, 2020  1h3m
 
 

episode 60: Fungi & Animal Mutualism - Todd Elliott


How do animals interact with fungi? Mutualism between fungi and animals emerge in unexpected ways. With Todd Elliott's global lens, we discuss the interesting yet under researched relationships between vertebrates and fungi in the natural world. This episode is full of fun myco-factoids and anecdotes from around the world such as truffle-eating birds, poisonous box turtles, myco-medicinal bird nests and more.
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 July 21, 2020  37m
 
 

episode 59: Fine Mycelium - Dr. Matt Scullin

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Mycelium through the lens of materials science. Soft and fluffy mycelium isn't as feeble as it seems. Quite the opposite— it's industrial strength. A biotech company from the San Fransisco Bay Area is growing leather from fungi that outperforms animal hides and may be pivotal technology toward a sustainable future.

Today we have the honor of speaking to a leading researcher and CEO of MycoWorks, Dr. Matt Scullin. As a materials engineer, Dr...


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 July 15, 2020  57m
 
 

episode 58: One Tree Planted - Diana Chaplin


The world needs more trees. That's why at Mushroom Revival we plant a tree for every product we sell by partnering with a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization—One Tree Planted. In this episode we are pleased to welcome Diana Chaplin, the director of OTP, who will discuss their mission, how it works, and how more people can get involved. Diana also shares her knowledge on the industry of deforestation and how we consumers can make simple changes to lessen the impact.
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 July 6, 2020  39m
 
 

episode 57: Agroforestry & Mushroom Cultivation - Steve Gabriel


Farming, permaculture, agroforestry, business, and innovation. This episode has lots of great conversation about modeling your home grow-op to the best of its ability. Steve sheds light on the current education surrounding mushroom cultivation and speaks to how these systems can evolve to more comprehensive and inclusive.
 
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 June 25, 2020  49m