Designer clothes, shoes and handbags could be made from MUSHROOMS  Daily MailView Full coverage on Google News
Researchers from the University of Vienna, Austria have created a leather-like material from pressed and chemically processed mushrooms.Researchers from the University of Vienna, Austria have created a leather-like material from pressed and chemically processed mushrooms.

Designer clothes, shoes and handbags could be made from MUSHROOMS | Daily Mail Online

Going from a single spore to a finished fungi-derived leather product takes a couple of weeks. But raising a cow to maturity for bovine leather can take several years.Going from a single spore to a finished fungi-derived leather product takes a couple of weeks. But raising a cow to maturity for bovine leather can take several years.

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

A new review article, from a team of material scientists, is suggesting a leather-like material made from mushroom-derived biomass has the potential to be cheaper, and more environmentally sustainable, than animal leather or its plastic derivations.A new review article, from an international team of material scientists, is suggesting a leather-like material made from mushroom-derived biomass has the potential to be cheaper and more environmentally sustainable than animal leather or its plastic derivations.

Study makes case for mushroom leather as greener, ethical alternative

Traditional leather and its alternatives are typically obtained from animals and synthetic polymers. Leather can be considered a co-product of meat production with both livestock farming and the leather ...

Producing leather-like materials from fungi