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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 59m. Bisher sind 150 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 5 hours 7 minutes


episode 15: Art & Culture of the Mushroom World with Art Goodtimes

Mushrooms are niche, but many people in the mushroom world have a burning passion for the fungal queendom, so much so that they dedicate their lives to celebrating all things mushroom. Today's guest, Art Goodtimes, is one of those humans! Art talks all about the development of the Telluride Mushroom Festival in Telluride, Colorado where he resides. We also discuss his prominent art forms— poetry, art and linguistics— and how he weaves in shrooms and fungi as a central theme.


 2019-08-06  56m

episode 14: Myco-Materials with Gavin McIntyre of Ecovative

Today we welcome the brilliant engineer and entrepreneur, Gavin McIntyre who co-founded Ecovative. Ecovative is a start up focusing on optimizing revolutionary applications in materials science using fungi. From foams to faux meat, Ecovative is inching its way into a multitude industries with the goal of replacing toxic materials with regenerative materials from fungi and agricultural byproducts...


 2019-07-30  56m

episode 13: Mushrooms in Shipping Containers with Tess Burzynski of Fungi Freights

Tess Burzynski is an inspiring female mycologist who started Fungi Freights, where she transforms shipping containers into mushroom research labs. Tess has done incredible work with bringing mycology to urban spaces and inspiring citizens to get involved. Tess works wonders when it comes to bridging the gap between mushrooms and people, and today we talk all about how she built these mini steel empires in Detroit, Michigan...


 2019-07-23  26m

episode 12: Chemistry for Mycologists with Mandie Quark

This is a special interview with our friend Mandie Quark. Mandie has a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from an eclectic Honors College in Maryland and a Masters in Biochemistry from the University of the Sciences. She spent the first part of her career studying molecular biology in academia, with a healthy fascination of mycology on the side. For more than a decade she has worked as a biomedical research scientist in Philadelphia...


 2019-07-16  1h17m

episode 10: Mushroom Spagyrics & Mushroom Foraging with Michael Weese

Curious about what it takes to be a pro mushroom forager? And then what does one do with all of that fungal abundance? Our guest and good friend, Micheal Weese from MushroomLife is here to answer those questions. Micheal reveals some of his best kept secrets for foraging for mushrooms in the wild. We discuss wardrobe, equipment, mushroom identification, seasonal preparedness and more...


 2019-07-02  40m

episode 9: Cordyceps & Reishi Genetics with Ryan Paul Gates

Today we welcome a mushroom legend, Ryan Paul Gates. Ryan is based in Detroit, where he spends his time working with mushroom genetics for strain development. He an OG for cordyceps militaris cultivation in US, and we owe a lot of that popularity to his work. Ryan is the owner of Terrestrial Fungi, a mycology company selling the best genetics you can get. Ryan's specialities are in cordyceps militaris and ganoderma species...


 2019-06-25  1h1m

episode 8: Commercial Button Mushroom Cultivation & Myco-Materials with William Goss

Today we welcome the mycologically eclectic William Goss. We go behind the scenes of large scale commercial mushroom farming, where we get valuable insight for understanding the process in its entirety. We discuss the equipment, the automation, the jaw-dropping quantities they produce and the mycology of optimizing button mushroom cultivation...


 2019-06-18  1h10m

episode 7: Interview with Eric Osborne of Mycomeditations

Today we talk with Eric Osborne. Eric holds a Master’s Degree in Education, is the first Indiana State Certified Wild Mushroom Expert, and is the founder of PLEDG, (Psychedelic Liberation Education Discipline and Guidance), a U.S. based non-profit for psychedelic research and education. And also the founder of MYCOMEDITATIONS a 100% legal psilocybin mushroom retreat center in Jamaica!


 2019-06-11  1h17m

episode 3: Cordyceps 101

Cordyceps is a genus of fungi, and while we specialize in the species we grow here at Mushroom Revival, cordyceps militaris, it's worth providing the 101 on these mushrooms. Cordyceps are our favorite mushrooms, and in the episode we will run through the many reasons why. 


 2019-05-14  1h1m

episode 2: Mycology 101


To quote Peter McCoy, mycology is a "neglected mega-science". We couldn't agree more here at Mushroom Revival, and in this episode we cover the basics of mycology to give you the springboard you need to cultivate this powerful knowledge...


 2019-05-07  46m