Mycelium Interest Group

 

Are you fascinated by the potential uses of mycelium? Are you interested in exploring its uses for affordable housing, green building methods, fabrics, surfboards, packaging, and art? Do you want to find out if it can shift the way we address shared resources and the waste of our cities and economies?

If so, the Mycelium Interest Group is for you. Join us to discuss practical applications for moving this biomaterial forward in our community and beyond. Sign up for our email list for meeting information and to network with other members.

Inspirations

Mycelium bricks by Nathan Finkel, Published on Sep 13, 2016

For MoMA PS1’s Young Architect Program, David Benjamin and the architecture firm, The Living, utilized cutting-edge bio-design technologies to create a completely organic, compostable tower. The winning structure is composed of discarded cornstalks and mushroom material, and used zero energy in the construction process. Published on Jun 30, 2014

These “bricks” are actually a wood particle mixture that has been inoculated with mycelium, the root structure of a mushroom. Mycelium is a natural “glue” that binds it all together. Published on Oct 18, 2016

NOVA | Mushroom Material | PBS, Published on Oct 17, 2013

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