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Creating leather-like goods from fungus

Clip | 5m 35s

Working professionally with mushrooms tends to be the domain of mycologists and chefs, but a San Francisco bay startup called MycoWorks is toying with the latus like roots of mushrooms called mycelium to turn the living organism into a substance as tough and pliable as leather or as rigid as wood.

Aired: 03/27/17

Rating: NR

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