EP33 All things mushrooms w/Marita Smith

Treading Lightly Podcast

18-01-2022 • 50分

This episode is with Marita Smith who has an amazing amount of passion and knowledge when it comes to mushrooms. She gives us a brief background on how she became to be in our town then we dive deep into all thing’s mushrooms. They’re such an amazing thing to look into!

Humans have co-evolved with fungi and all animals are more closely related to fungi than we are plants. They produce all these compounds that work on our biochemistry and that is why the research into these amazing fungi is so fascinating and was just beginning to understand how important these fungi are.  Check out all her links below...

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For grain spawn, Australian providers include:

Forest Fungi: https://forestfungi.com.au/

Little Acre Mushrooms: https://littleacre.com.au/

Selby Shrooms: https://selbyshrooms.com.au/

Aussie Mushroom Supplies: https://www.aussimushroomsupplies.com/

For an outdoors growing bed, I'd recommend the Garden Giant (Stropharia rugosoannulata).

Good mushroom books/guides:

Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms by Paul Stamets

Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation by Tradd Cotter

Radical Mycology: A Treatise on Seeing and Working with Fungi by Peter McCoy

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake