Mushroom Material

Brands conceptualize clothing made from fungal mycelium

Implications - The newest material fashion brands are beginning to innovate with is fungal mycelium, a compostable fiber that could have many uses in a range of industries. Its adoption into fashion speaks to brands' understanding the underlying consumer desire to move away from the "fast fashion" model, and into something that has less of a negative impact on the environment.
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Vegetation-Based Textile Experiments - Aniela Hoitink Used Mycelium to Create The Neffa Dress
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This Year and V. Hot 1,860 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 18
Vegetation-Based Textile Experiments
Aniela Hoitink Used Mycelium to Create The Neffa Dress
Through the willingness of designers to conduct vigorous textile experiments, the fashion industry is able to maintain a steady course toward innovation. As many creatives are turning to... [More]
Wearable Mushroom Fashion - MycoTEX is a 100% Biodegradable Material Made from Mycelium
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This Year and V. Hot 1,621 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 18
Wearable Mushroom Fashion
MycoTEX is a 100% Biodegradable Material Made from Mycelium
There is an incredible amount of waste generated by the fast fashion industry, but MycoTEX has the potential to provide a solution from an unlikely source—mycelium, or mushroom roots. MycoTEX is... [More]
Fungal Leather Products - The "Leather" Products from MycoWorks are Made from Mushroom Plant Waste
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Average 5,767 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 16
Fungal Leather Products
The "Leather" Products from MycoWorks are Made from Mushroom Plant Waste
Leather is an attractive and versatile material for clothing and accessories, but the start-up ‘MycoWorks’ couldn’t reconcile the fact that it also uses an intense amount of... [More]
Degradable Made-in-Space Boots - The MarsBoot Offers Ideas For the Future of Colonizing Mars
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This Year and Average 79 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 18
Degradable Made-in-Space Boots
The MarsBoot Offers Ideas For the Future of Colonizing Mars
As the concept of humans colonizing Mars is beginning to seem less like a far-fetched idea and more as a likely reality, ‘Growing a MarsBoot’ is a project that aims to motivate the... [More]
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