Cordyceps Around the World with Daniel Winkler – Episode 17- Mushroom Revival Podcast
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Episode SEVENTEEN is a special interview with Daniel Winkler. This is a great episode if you want to learn more Cordyceps, mushrooms around the world, fun facts about entomopathogenic fungi, Cordyceps on truffles, entomopathogenic fungi acting as endophytes, and mycorrhizal fungi in plants, Cordyceps changing their food sources over time, growing different types of cordyceps, if cordyceps can infect humans or other animals, indigenous mushroom use throughout the world, and so mush more!.
Daniel grew up in Munich, Bavaria, and started hunting Steinpilz (Boletus edulis) with his family at age three. Daniel is the author of field guides to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest and California (both Harbour Publishing, 2011 and 2012), Amazon Mushrooms (2014, co-authored) and brand a new “Field guide to Medicinal Mushrooms of North America with Robert Rogers”. He grew up collecting and eating wild mushrooms in the Alps and has been foraging for over 20 years in the PNW and beyond, sharing his enthusiasm as a mushroom educator and guide and as Puget sound mycologal society vic e-president. His Cordyceps research has been featured in The Economist, National Geographic, New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, BBC World Service etc. In the last decade Daniel started exploring neotropical fungi. With his travel agency MushRoaming Daniel is organizing mushroom focused eco-adventures to Tibet, Bhutan, China, the Amazon, Colombia, the Austrian Alps and the Pacific Northwest since 2007
Mushroom Revival is an Organic medicinal mushroom company based in South Deerfield Massachusetts. We help people gain more energy, a better nights sleep, a clearer mind and a bullet proof immune system. We plant one tree for every product we sell, revitalizing health inside and out with organic medicinal mushrooms. We are the biggest producer of Cordyceps militaris mushrooms in the western world and the only certified organic producer in this half of the globe.