Gallery: Packaging the Future: Amazing Mushroom Packaging!

 

Fungus amongus! Mushroom filler is fire resistant and biodegradable

Mushrooms are amazing. Not only do they tasty-up pizza, pasta, soup and salads; not only are edible ‘shrooms pretty much calorie-free and full of minerals (which ones depend on the variety) and immune-supporting compounds; not only can they engender transcendental trips, but they soak up chemicals from toxic environments (including BPA), don’t need pesticides or herbicides to grow, and many are gorgeous (or at least interesting-looking) to boot! And now we can add another really impressive thing that ‘shrooms can do for us: packaging!

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4 Comments

  1. Intoxicating Pavilion M... September 23, 2010 at 9:37 am

    […] had brought in their time through the system of international exhibitions, and how could a ‘package’ building be enrolled in the parentage of an architectural solution that manages to convey the […]

  2. Bengwayan September 13, 2010 at 2:59 am

    This will help environmentalists the world over, It’s great.

  3. Yuka Yoneda September 10, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    This is brilliant – my only qualm is that I’d be tempted to eat it!

  4. Diane Pham September 10, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    cool post! forza fungi!

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