Turning fungi into ‘bricks’ for construction
Source:The Straits Times
SINGAPORE – A house or building made of mushrooms may sound far-fetched and fragile, but do not underestimate the strength of the mycelium, a hardy component of the fungi.
Researchers in Singapore and Switzerland are now studying the use of mycelium as a sustainable building construction material.
Mycelium is the vast underground root network of fungi.More info