15 episodes

Spreading knowledge by bridging the gap between humans, flora, and funga. Come listen to fun facts about plants and fungi and why so many of them are underrated. Everything is connected above and below ground. I want to share my knowledge, questions and grow together as we go. For more information please feel free to contact me at www.florafungapodcast.com OR email me at floraandfungapodcast@gmail.com

Flora Funga Podcast Kaitlyn Kuehn

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    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

Spreading knowledge by bridging the gap between humans, flora, and funga. Come listen to fun facts about plants and fungi and why so many of them are underrated. Everything is connected above and below ground. I want to share my knowledge, questions and grow together as we go. For more information please feel free to contact me at www.florafungapodcast.com OR email me at floraandfungapodcast@gmail.com

    14: Urban Foraging with Annie Doran: The Negative Impacts of your Mowed Lawns

    14: Urban Foraging with Annie Doran: The Negative Impacts of your Mowed Lawns

    Ep: 14
    I'm Kaitlyn Kuehn a plant biologist with a thirst for mycology. Today we talk with an herbalist Annie Doran owner of Lion's Tooth Apothecary.  Her mission is focusing on holistic health, ethical practice and remind each person that plants can heal us, if we let them. In this weeks episode we cover:
    How to prepare and forage for urban medicinalsHow green grass yards are negativity affecting our ecosystemsHow to create your own diverse yardWhat is an elixir barHow to  incorporate more health into your dietWhy people want cut yardsResources Mentioned:
    Sovereignty Herbs
    Edible essential oils
    Matt Wood
    Sacred Plant Traditions
    Rosemary Gladstar Books
    Where to find Annie:
    Lions Tooth Herbs
    IG
    Kitchen Medicine Class coming soon
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    YouTube- this weeks video had a lack of connection, so it is mostly audio (I'm sorry!)

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        -Soundotcom called Go Rock
        -Take the Lead by Kevin MacLeod
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    13: How the Soil Food Web Works and Why it's Important with Dr.Elaine Ingham

    13: How the Soil Food Web Works and Why it's Important with Dr.Elaine Ingham

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    Today we talk with Dr. Elaine Ingham a Microbiologist who has discovered the soil food web and is the President and founder of Dr. Elaine's Soil Food Web School.
    Elaine and I talk about what the soil food web is and why it's important.
    Elaine has her B.A. in Biology and Chemistry,  and her MS in Microbiology and Ph. D. in Microbiology.

    Where to find Elaine:
    Soil Food Web class

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    Email: floraandfungapodcast@gmail.com
    Help support my book and tea buying habit by "Buying me a Book"
    a twist on buy me a coffee
    When I reach my goal of $100 I will do a special book giveaway!
    Theme song :
        -Soundotcom called Go Rock
        -Take the Lead by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4458-take-the-lead
    License: http://creativecommons.org/
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    • 1 hr 58 min
    Episode 12: Plant Microscopy with Judith Lundberg-Felten CEO of Flora L. Design

    Episode 12: Plant Microscopy with Judith Lundberg-Felten CEO of Flora L. Design

    Hello my scientists, I'm Kaitlyn Kuehn a plant biologist with a thirst for mycology. Today we talk with Judith Felten a researcher at the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Center in Sweden. Her research interests are pertaining to the development of ectomycorrhzial symbioses.  Her research aims on understanding the molecular mechanism required for ectomycorrhiza establishment. She is also the CEO of Flora L. Design where  she:
    1. Takes samples from flora
    2. Takes microscope images (microscopy)
    3. Turns those images of the inside of plants into a beautiful piece of fabric
    4. Turns that fabric into anything you'd like from towels to bags

    General info about mycorrhiza :
    https://mycorrhizas.info/
    http://www.deemy.de/
    Hartig Net Image
    Research at Umeå Plant Science Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences:
    https://www.upsc.se/researchers/4969-judith-felten-cell-wall-remodelling-during-ectomycorrhiza-development.html
    Resources mentioned:
    The Fungus-root Symbiosis

    How to find Judith:
    Flora L. Design
    Judith's CV
    Judiths Instagram
    Judiths Facebook
    Her podcast: “Flora & Friends – Your botanical cup of tea”
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    Help support my book and tea buying habit by "Buying me a Book"
    a twist on buy me a coffee
    When I reach my goal of $100 I will do a special book giveaway!
    Theme song :
        -Soundotcom called Go Rock
        -Take the Lead by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4458-take-the-lead
    License: http://creativecommons.org/
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 11: Mycorrhizal Planet with Michael Phillips

    Episode 11: Mycorrhizal Planet with Michael Phillips

    Episode 11:
    Hello my scientists, I'm Kaitlyn Kuehn a plant biologist with a thirst for mycology. Today we talk with Michael Phillips a holistic farmer and a multiple book author. One of my favorite books on fungal mycelium and mycorrhizae, Mycorrhizal Planet: How Fungi and Plants Work Together to Create Dynamic Soils. Michael Phillips is known for helping people grow healthy fruit using herbal methods. His holistic approach to orcharding has made him well known in the botany world. Join us while we dive into this enlightening episode 11.
    Watch the YouTube version here.
    Topics we mentioned:
    Why Michael wrote his book Mycorrhizal PlanetWhat is mycorrhizae and why is it importantThe different types of fungiHow to create your own holistic spray for your gardenClimate change and how it's affecting the connections of plants and fungiPast, present, and future projects he is interested inAdditional personal questions
    Where to find Micheal Phillips:
    https://www.groworganicapples.com/
    Holistic Orchard Video on YouTube
    His wife's Herbalist Website
    Orchard website
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    Help support my book and tea buying habit by "Buying me a Book"
    a twist on buy me a coffee
    When I reach my goal of $100 I will do a special book giveaway!
    Theme song :
        -Soundotcom called Go Rock
        -Take the Lead by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4458-take-the-lead
    License: http://creativecommons.org/


    Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEMycorrhizal Planet by Michael Phillips Explains in depth the world of symbiotic relationships between plants and fungi.USB Microphone Kit 192KHZ/24BIT MAONO Full microphone kit USB with boom and pop filterDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 10: A Deep Dive into Mycoremediation with Howard Sprouse Founder of The Remediators

    Episode 10: A Deep Dive into Mycoremediation with Howard Sprouse Founder of The Remediators

    Hello my scientists, I'm Kaitlyn Kuehn a plant biologist with a thirst for mycology.  Today we talk with Howard Sprouse founder of The Remediators. Howard has his toes in many ponds from doing research in Washington at Peninsula College to starting a boat company all the way to Alaska research with Salmon. His current interest is dealing with mycoremediation as well as incorporating plants and bacteria to break up toxic soils. We discuss his journey on starting his own company and how to create your own restoration site.


    Resources Mentioned:
    The Remediators
    Intrinsyx Technologies NASA
    Climate Change is Here
    GreenBelt Society
    Super Fungi Documentary

    Where to find Howard:
    Biochar Video
    Soundcloud Interview
    Linkedin

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    Facebook
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    Help support my book and tea buying habit by "Buying me a Book"
    a twist on buy me a coffee


    Theme song :
        -Soundotcom called Go Rock
        -Take the Lead by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4458-take-the-lead
    License: http://creativecommons.org/
    USB Microphone Kit 192KHZ/24BIT MAONO Full microphone kit USB with boom and pop filterDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Episode 9: How to be like a Plant and Share Positive Energy Ft. A Guided Nature Meditation with Lesa De Bergh

    Episode 9: How to be like a Plant and Share Positive Energy Ft. A Guided Nature Meditation with Lesa De Bergh

    Episode 9:
    Hello my scientists, I'm Kaitlyn Kuehn a plant biologist with a thirst for mycology. Today we talk with Lesa De Bergh owner of Lumiere Healing Arts.  Lesa provides Reiki inspired yoga for individuals and group sessions to focus on promoting innate healing powers of the mind, body, and spirit. We also discuss the interactions between plant and human energy and why it's important. We end with Lesa proving us with a  guided nature meditation. So enjoy this different format of a podcast this week.
    There are some visuals to see on the youtube page.

    If you want to revisit the meditation skip to the last 10 minutes of this interview.

    Resources mentioned:
    Emoto Water Experiment
    Body Mind Spirit Expo

    Where to find Lesa:
    Lumiere Healing Arts


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    Help support my book and tea buying habit by "Buying me a Book"
    a twist on buy me a coffee
    When I reach my goal of $100 I will do a special book giveaway!
    Theme song :
        -Soundotcom called Go Rock
        -Take the Lead by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4458-take-the-lead
    License: http://creativecommons.org/

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

ksndyekrb ,

Informational and fun

I learned so much just from the first episode. Kaitlyn curated content in an energetic yet fun way for me to understand. Each episode is different and exciting in its own way. I’m eager to learn more from Kaitlyn!

Dante Moroni ,

Getting Nerdy about Plants and Fungi

I enjoy the laid back and easy going nature of this podcast. If you are interested in learning about mycology or plant biology with a down to earth host, I recommend giving a listen! Perfect for if you need a refresher in an academic course or are just looking to nerd out. I'm excited to see what's in store for this podcast in the future!

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