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This watchmaker uses mushrooms to make leather watches

Wristwatches with straps made of mycelium leather are pictured at Pala Nusantara's workshop. Image: REUTERS/Irene Barlian

Karishma Singh

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A worker prepares mycelium leather to be used for wristwatches at a workshop of Pala Nusantara, a watchmaking company, in Bandung, West Java province, Indonesia.
A worker prepares the mycelium leather. Image: REUTERS/Irene Barlian
A wristwatch with a strap made of mycelium leather.
A wristwatch with a strap made of mycelium leather. Image: REUTERS/Irene Barlian
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