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Why mushroom mycelium could be your next house, handbag, or ‘hamburger’

Mushroom Mycelium based products could prove key to creating a circular economy. Image: Unsplash/Jesse Dodds

Natalie Marchant

Freelance Writer, Editor, World Economic Forum


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The mighty mushroom is full of mycelium. Image: Pixabay

What is the World Economic Forum doing about the circular economy?

A ‘biobrick’, produced from mushrooms mycelium and used by Redhouse Architecture. Image: Redhouse Architecture.

IKEA and Dell have committed to using mycelium packaging like this. Image: Mycobond


What is the World Economic Forum doing about plastic pollution?

Mycelium-based products like this aim to emit 99% less carbon than its animal equivalent. Image: Meati

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