Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?

Eben Bayer

His group uses mushroom mycelium to replace styrofoam packing materials. He can grow a custom-sized and fit packing block in 5 days. The technology is scaleable, robust, and runs on waste products.

Styrofoam and in fact all plastic is expensive, toxic, and does not decay. Mushroom based stuff has none of these flaws.


Posted on September 27, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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