Mushroom Revival Podcast
Alex Dorr and Lera Niemackl
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.
Rise of the Zombie Cicada
Tuesday 20 April 2021
: Billions of cicadas are due to emerge, and some of them will be infected with a truly peculiar fungus, Massospora cicadina. Referred to as...
John Cage: A Mycological Foray
Wednesday 14 April 2021
: In today's show, we attempt to visit the mind of John Cage. A beloved artist and lesser known mycologist, John Cage created a variety of...
Demystifying the Fly Agaric 🍄
Tuesday 06 April 2021
: What makes the Fly Agaric the most iconic mushroom in the world? And why, despite its prominence, is it so poorly understood? Today on the...
Psilocybin & Your Internal World — A Conversation with Johanna Warren
Tuesday 30 March 2021
: Today we welcome Johanna Warren — a fellow mycophile, musician and mystic. Johanna’s storytelling is tranquil & relatable. She...
Suing the DEA for Access to Psilocybin
Wednesday 24 March 2021
: A Doctor has filed a lawsuit against the DEA for denying him permission to use psilocybin therapy in his palliative care. His team...
Sci-Hub: Freeing Science feat. Alexandra Elbakyan
Tuesday 16 March 2021
: Should knowledge be free? Alexandra Elbakyan, the founder of Sci-Hub, believes it should be. In an industry already riddled with obstacles,...
Mushroom Musings with Sophia Roe
Wednesday 10 March 2021
: Today features a conversation with Sophia Roe. As a major mushroom lover and renowned chef, mushrooms are a central muse for Sophia in the...
Beatrix Potter Was A Mycologist
Tuesday 02 March 2021
: Famous for her beloved books and elegant illustration, notably Petter Rabbit, this 19th century artist was also a mycologist. Beatrix...
The Humongous Fungus - Dr. Myron Smith
Tuesday 23 February 2021
: The biggest organism on Earth, by area, is a fungus. Specifically, it's Armillaria solidipes, aka the Honey Fungus. It’s edible, glows in...
Marine Fungi - Cassie Ettinger, PhD
Thursday 11 February 2021
: Marine fungi exist. And we know almost nothing about them. These elusive water dwelling fungi offer valuable insight to evolution,...
Smallhold's Farmtech & the Future of Fungi - Andrew Carter
Monday 08 February 2021
: Today’s guest is the co-founder of Smallhold, Andrew Carter. Smallhold is a multi-operational mushroom farm implementing innovative...
Black People Trip - Robin Divine
Tuesday 02 February 2021
: Today’s show highlights the importance of creating safe spaces for Black folk, particularly women, in psychedelic spaces. We are joined by...
Know Your Fungus - Larry Evans
Friday 22 January 2021
: Everything you didn't know about fungi. Larry Evans is a brilliant mycologist and full time jokester. He is a well known mushroom guru and...
The Mushroom Cure - Adam Strauss
Thursday 14 January 2021
: Comedian Adam Strauss describes his use of mushrooms and other psychedelics to combat his OCD. Adam is known for his substantively human...
Mushrooms for Dogs - Dr. Patti Mayfield
Monday 04 January 2021
: We know mushrooms are good for humans, but what about for dogs? Today we are joined by the eloquent and wonderful vet, Dr. Patti Mayfield to...
Fungal Biotechnology & Natural Dyes - Ricky Cassini
Thursday 31 December 2020
: Meet Michroma — an innovative startup from Indie Bio making natural food and cosmetic dyes from fungi! We are joined by co-founder Ricky...
Mycopigments: Dyeing with Mushrooms - Alissa Allen
Wednesday 16 December 2020
: Make the rainbow with mushrooms. In today’s episode we welcome Alissa Allen, the founder of Mycopigments — a platform dedicated to...
Saving the Bees with Fungi - Jennifer Han & Nick Naeger
Wednesday 16 December 2020
: Today we are joined by two of the leading pioneers in apiary (beekeeping) sciences and how fungi are being applied to help fight off pests...
End of Life & Psilocybin Therapy - Thomas Hartle
Thursday 10 December 2020
: Today we meet with Thomas Hartle, who was granted a federal exemption to use psilocybin mushrooms as a therapy for anxiety surrounding his...
HBO Max's "The Fungies!" - Stephen P. Neary
Wednesday 02 December 2020
: Meet HBO Max's animator, Stephen P. Neary who created "The Fungies!" This new, mushroom centered cartoon is guaranteed to be enjoyable by...
Empowering Fungi - Nat Kelley
Saturday 28 November 2020
: Today we are joined by actress & activist, Nathalie Kelley, who speaks to why the fungal queendom deserves recognition and employment...
ALL NEW MUSHROOM REVIVAL
Tuesday 24 November 2020
: The day is finally here. We've been working hard for this relaunch of Mushroom Revival! New and improved products, branding, and content...
MycoTechnology - Jim Alderink
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: What roles do mushrooms have in biotechnology? So many! But today we are talking about the newest fungal innovations in food science. Our...
Mycopesticides - Mark Goettel
Friday 30 October 2020
: There are many ecosystems where fungi act as an effective bio-insecticide. When conditions are right, these species of fungi infect their...
Ethnomycology - Elinoar Shavit
Monday 05 October 2020
: Ethnomycology — the study human historical and cultural use of fungi. It is a wonderful and vast topic, and today we are joined by one of...