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 144 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 21 hours 26 minutes

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episode 131: How Fungi & Bacteria Interact

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Fungi have a microbiome. Bacteria live in and on fungi, and their presence has been shown to be impressively influential on the ecology as a whole. Their co-evolution has shaped the trophs, genetics, metabolisms, vitality and more within these two kingdoms of life. Be prepared to reimagine fungal vigor and success as a communal effort. 

Today we welcome the eloquent and brilliant Dr. Jessie Uehling from Oregon State who has been pioneering much of the research in the field...


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 2022-01-18  59m
 
 

episode 130: Mushrooms & China

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We owe homage to the East, especially China, for our knowledge in the mushroom space. Today on the show we are meeting with a fellow cultivator from Forij Mushrooms, Jennifer Dou. Jennifer has extensive experience with cell culture and is first generation Chinese American, where fungi played a potent role in daily life. Now a lead mycologist for a company called Forij Mushrooms, Jennifer's background offers much needed perspective in the field...


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 2021-12-30  1h3m
 
 

episode 129: Encore: Is Santa on Shrooms?

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Today we have a holiday special. Is the true spirit of Christmas a mushroom? Today's special edition holiday episode is all about Amanita Muscaria and it's profound interweaving with the Sami people of Lapland. We are joined by our friend Eric Puro from Finland to ruminate on how the mushroom may have influenced many of our hallmark Christmas traditions.
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 2021-12-21  28m
 
 

episode 128: Mycelium Wassonii

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Valentina & Gordon Wasson had a major influence on western mushroom culture. The Russian-born mycophile married the then mycophobic Gordon Wasson, a theme which quickly spun into a mutual passion for all things fungal. This important and delightful story was put into an illustrated book by the talented Brian Blomerth under the title Mycelium Wassonii.

Today on the show, we discuss the story as well as the congenial details that made this wonderful book happen...


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 2021-12-14  48m
 
 

episode 127: Encore Episode: Mycology 101

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Mycology, called a neglected mega-science, is gaining momentum with public interest. We are here to provide a stepping stone for beginners with our Mycology 101 episode. This is a quick and comprehensive episode on the basics of mushrooms and fungi...


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 2021-12-07  46m
 
 

episode 126: The Mycorrhizal Market Economy - Toby Kiers

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Mycorrhizal networks function like a market economy. There is a system of exchanging  things of value in underground mycelial networks.. We are very honored to welcome with the brilliant and eloquent Toby Kiers, who has pioneered  so much to our collective understanding of how mycorrhizal market economies work...


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 2021-11-30  1h11m
 
 

episode 125: Fungal Fragrances

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Smell that? Could be a fungus. Aroma is everywhere, and much of that comes from microorganisms. Pheromones, toxins, attractants, hormones… chemicals are the language of fungi. Today we are joined by a mycologist and artist to discuss the olfactory world of fungi and how it is experienced by human beings. With an extensive array of scents, fungal fragrances inspired the first mushroom smell wheel created by Willoughby Arevalo and Isabelle Kirouac...


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 2021-11-23  51m
 
 

episode 124: Exciting Updates at Mushroom Revival

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New things are happening at MR! New products, reformed website, and customization features. Tune in to hear about the journey of making these products come to life and all about the final formulas. In addition to these long awaited announcements, hear some personal updates from our hosts Alex and Lera to stay connected to their latest shenanigans.

Show notes:

  • Mushroom Revival Capsules: https://www.mushroomrevival.com/search?q=capsules
  • Pullulan: https://www...


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 2021-11-16  46m
 
 

episode 123: Plastic Eating Fungi

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Some fungi eat plastic. Could this be a solution to plastic waste?  While plastic-eating fungi offer a compelling approach to plastic pollution, there is more to the story.  On today’s show, we are addressing a long awaited topic on the interaction between fungi and plastic materials. From mycoremediation and degradation, microplastics, polymer science and ecological observations...


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 2021-11-02  1h5m
 
 

episode 122: Encore: SPoOkY mUsHroOms

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Encore episode! In honor of spooky season, we bring you a compilation of freaky fungus facts. We talk fungal decay, fungal poisons, fungi that never seem to die, bizarre biochemistry, how fungi are taking over the world, and more. Tune in, shroom in, and get into the spirit of Halloween with our special edition SPoOkY mUsHroOms episode!

Show Notes:

Death Cap: Amanita phalloides: https://en.wikipedia...


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 2021-10-26  1h39m