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Philip Ross Molds Fast-Growing Fungi Into Mushroom Building Bricks That Are Stronger than Concrete

Philip Ross Molds Fast-Growing Fungi Into Mushroom Building Bricks That Are Stronger than Concrete | Architecture | Scoop.it
Mycologist Philip Ross forms a super-strong, water- and mold-resistant organic building material out of mushrooms.
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Mushrooms... The New Plastic?

USF’s Philip Ross believes he’s discovered a replacement for plastic. The future, he says, is fungal.

 

The assistant professor of art has invented a process for turning mushrooms—or, more specifically, mycelium, its root network—into a durable construction material.

 

Full story: http://bit.ly/1nPGGBa

 

[via USF News]


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Mushroom Based Building Materials Are Here (with Video) - Green Building Elements

Mushroom Based Building Materials Are Here (with Video) - Green Building Elements | Architecture | Scoop.it
Ecovative, a New York design firm, is using mycelium from mushrooms to manufacture 100% compostable building materials without formaldehyde and resins.
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