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The Fungi Mutarium Transforms Plastic Garbage into Mushrooms for Consumption

 - Mar 12, 2016
References: livinstudio & mentalfloss
The Fungi Mutarium is a growing terrarium that is able to transform plastic garbage into nutrients that consumers can actually eat. This is done through the device converting the plastic into mycelia, which is an edible fungi. The device provides a revolutionary solution to transforming waste into a new and consumable product.

Plastic garbage is one of the largest sectors of waste on the planet and the Fungi Mutarium provides a way to transform the unwanted trash into something that can be used to feed the masses. The device is a growing terrarium that converts the plastic into fungi using edible agar cups. The cups covert the plastic into mycelia in as quick as a few weeks until it is rendered sterile and edible.