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April 29, 2013

Fungus Replaces Plastics?


Ecovative's wine shipper (Courtesy of Ecovative Design)
Ecovative’s wine shipper (Courtesy of Ecovative Design)

Fungi, with the exception of shitake and certain other mushrooms, tend to be something we associate with moldy bread or dank-smelling mildew. But they really deserve more respect. Fungi have fantastic capabilities and can be grown, under certain circumstances, in almost any shape and be totally biodegradable.… Read the rest