Fun with Fermentation and Yeast with Gordon Walker - Episode 20
Fun with Fermentation and Yeast with Gordon Walker - Episode 20 - Mushroom Revival Podcast . Streaming on Soundcloud, Youtube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and more! . A podcast devoted to the wild and wacky world of Mushrooms! Episode 20 is a special interview with Gordon Walker. This is a great episode if you want to learn more about beer making, wine making, pairing wine with mushrooms, fermentation, yeast, and mush more! . .
Originally from Cambridge, MA, Dr. Gordon Walker moved to California to attend UC Santa Cruz where he developed a passion for scuba diving and home brewing. His interest in yeast and fermentation inspired him to attend UC Davis for graduate school where his doctoral research focused on the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae in wine production. Specifically yeast physiology and metabolism as it related to the fermentation ecology. After receiving his doctorate in Biochemistry from UC Davis, Gordon worked at Opus One Winery, isolating wild yeast for wine production and establishing redox potential as process parameter for the wine industry. Beyond his love of yeast, Gordon is an avid mycophile who runs the @fascinatedbyfungi account on Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok, and iNaturalist. Beyond his obsession with fungi, he enjoys gardening, cooking for friends, and cats. Mushroom Revival is an Organic medicinal mushroom company based in South Deerfield Massachusetts. We help people gain more energy, a better nights sleep, a clearer mind and a bullet proof immune system. We plant one tree for every product we sell, revitalizing health inside and out with organic medicinal mushrooms. We are the biggest producer of Cordyceps militaris mushrooms in the western world and the only certified organic producer in this half of the globe. .