Radical Mycology featured on The Survival Podcast

Peter McCoy of the Radical Mycology project was recently interviewed on The Survival Podcast with Jack Spirko. Topics ranged from Radical Mycology, medicinal mushrooms, and a cultivation overview for survival strategies. Click the image below to hear the interview.


3 responses

  1. Nice Show, thanks!

    April 4, 2014 at 12:25 pm

  2. dalevancamp

    Great job on TSP! I look forward to trying out my hand on mushroom growing.

    April 5, 2014 at 3:10 am

  3. Reblogged this on Forest and Fungi and commented:
    This interview has a lot of great stuff on simple home mushroom cultivation and some of the application of mycelium and mushrooms into permacultural systems.

    Interview starts at 8:00 if you want to get straight into it.

    The following is copied from The Survival Podcast website:

    Peter McCoy is a mushroom cultivation instructor and co-founder of the Radical Mycology project and co-organizer of the Radical Mycology Convergence. The Radical Mycology Convergence is a weekend long event consisting of workshops, presentations, and various mycoremediation installations.

    Peter has studied mycology for over 13 years with a focus on the uses of fungi for healing the minds, bodies, and ecosystems of the earth’s inhabitants. He is pursuing a degree in media and mycology from the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA and is the author of the upcoming book Radical Mycology.

    Peter joins us today to discuss mushroom cultivation and answer questions like. What is Radical Mycology? How we can learn about mycology without it being complicated? What is an overview of the mushroom cultivation process?

    We continue with more in-depth questions such as, how much does it cost to grow mushrooms? What is one way to grow a ton of mushrooms for about one dollar? What are the nutritional and medicinal benefits of mushrooms? Are there other ways mushrooms can be used in survival strategies? How does mushroom cultivation fit into other aspects of food security such as growing fruits and vegetables?

    April 7, 2014 at 9:17 pm

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