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Episode-1765- Peter McCoy on Mushrooms and Fungi

The Definitive Guide to Fungi

The Definitive Guide to Fungi

Peter McCoy is an original founder of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and open-source movement that teaches the skills needed to work with mushrooms and other fungi for personal, societal, and ecological resilience.

Peter is the lead cultivation expert for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project and Open Source Ecology and the author of the new book, Radical Mycology: A Treatise on Seeing and Working With Fungi.

Hey joins us today to answer to discuss what he calls “The Missing Fungal Functions” – how fungi can and should be integrated into all aspects of life.

He also answers questions like, what is the ecological significance of the fungal kingdom?  What are some ways the people commonly disrupt the fungal communities in their soil and plants?  What is going in in the world of cultivating mycorrhizal fungi?  What are endophytic fungi that live inside of plants and can we cultivate those?

And above all for those of us that just want to grow mushrooms, what would be the easiest way to start a mushroom farm?

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