Mushroom Revival Podcast

Functional Mushrooms 101

July 28, 2022 Alex Dorr Season 2 Episode 1
Mushroom Revival Podcast
Functional Mushrooms 101
Show Notes

We kick off the first episode of season two with a deep dive into Functional Mushrooms with Alex Dorr

  • The evolution of fungi on planet earth
  • The development of functional compounds as defense mechanisms
  • Co evolution of humans and mushrooms
  • Alex Dorr’s introduction to mushrooms
  • The History of Mushroom Revival’s Organic Cordyceps militaris farm 
  • A rundown of 10 famous functional mushrooms everyone should know
  • Mycelium vs fruiting bodies 101
  • The life cycle of mushrooms
  • How to extract mushrooms and which solvents pull which compounds
  • False labeling tactics to look out for in the industry
  • A comparison of beneficial compounds between mycelium vs fruiting bodies
  • Future of the functional mushroom industry
  • Finding new species of 
  • Future of mycology as a whole

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Energy (Cordyceps): Need a little pick-me-up before a workout or when you’re picking up your kids from school? The Energy Cordyceps is the mushy match for you.

Focus (Lion’s Mane):  Needing a little more focus in your daily life? Lion’s Mane is known to be the mushroom for the brain and may support cognitive function.

Calm (Reishi): Looking for some tranquility and zen in your life? Reishi will bring you into the zen state of mind you’ve been searching for.

Daily 10 (Mushroom Mix): It’s like having 10 bodyguard mushrooms fighting off all those bad guys. This is a good place to start as it contains all of the daily mushies you need. 

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