Joined Jul 20 2011
49 years old
Daniel is the author of "A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest" (Harbour Publishing 2011). He grew up collecting and eating wild mushrooms in the Alps and has been foraging since 15 years in the PNW and working as mushroom educator and guide. Daniel trained as a geographer and ecologist and works as researcher and NGO consultant on environmental issues of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas [see www.danielwinkler.com]. Working in Tibet, Daniel realized that Tibet’s diverse mushroom industry plays a crucial role in rural Tibet. With his travel agency MushRoaming LLC he is annually organizing and leading several mushroom focused eco-tours to Tibet and South America [www.mushroaming.com].