Reports on Daniel's Research and Work in the Media

In Print

- Washington Post, July 2, 2016by Simon Denyer 

New York Times, June 27, 2016:  by Kai Schultz

-  The Economist, Dec. 2015Caterpillar fungus -The emperor’s mighty brother, Demand for an aphrodisiac has brought unprecedented wealth to rural Tibet - and trouble in its wake. James Mile
National Geographic Magazine, Aug. 2012Tibetan Gold - A medicinal fungus highly prized in China is fueling a boom on the Tibetan Plateau. 
Michael Finke  read 
my review of this article.

China Daily published an Interview with me on caterpillar fungus in the Tibetan areas on Dec.17, 2012. The interview is posted on my Cordyceps blog.

National Geographic Daily News, April 27, 2011: Caterpillar Fungus Making Tibetan Herders Rich- Profitable medicinal fungus a cash cow in rural communities. John Roach, - link

Seattle Times Article on the 2012 PSMS Mushroom Show 

- The Guardian article from June 17, 2010: Fungus gold rush in Tibetan plateau rebuilding lives after earthquake -Growing dependence on the profitable trade in 'Himalayan Viagra' has led to violent clashes.


- In the German edition of Financial Times Germany an article by Ruth Fendh looking into the economic site of Yartsa gunbu, mostly based on my research: Wertvoller Raupenpilz: Pilze für ein Vermögen - Einmal im Jahr verfällt die Himalaja-Region in einen Rausch. Tausende Bewohner ziehen aus, um ihr Einkommen aufzubessern. Mit dem Sammeln kostbarer Pilze. link

On the Air

- BBC World Service's Newshour July 27, 2017: Interview on Caterpillar fungus in general and the impact of climate change. Interview Cordyceps Daniel Winkler 19 min 10sec.

- Seattle's NPR station KUOW had in late October a radio feature produced by Ann Dornfeld on PNW mushroom hunting that features PSMS' "Fat of the Land"-Langdon Cook and me


- "Living in Extremes" 2003 - KEO 4 installment TV series on living in extreme environment presented by Nick Middelton. Participated presenting living in high altitude conditions in Tibet.


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