This Furniture Is Made Out of Mushrooms | National Geographic!!

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You won’t find this furniture at your local IKEA—it’s grown from fungus.
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Designers from London mixed mycelium, a thread-like part of fungus, with waste wood chips. This mix creates ‘myceliated’ wood, which is then torn apart and put into a mould and allowed to re-grow into shapes like lamps or stools. Once the fungus reaches the right size, it’s taken out of the mould and allowed to dry. The environment-friendly furniture is strong, lightweight, and compostable. Only lamps and stools have been grown so far, but the designers believe the process could be scaled up.

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