From bricks to furniture to leather, mushrooms can be made into a wide variety of materials. Philip Ross, of the San Fransisco based start-up, MycoWorks, explains how his company aims to fashion fungus into environmentally friendly clothing or structures in a fraction of the time and energy it takes when using traditional materials.
Produced by Luke Groskin
Filmed by Christian Baker
Music by Audio Network and Podington Bear (C.C. BY 3.0)
Additional Photos and Videos by Shutterstock.com , Pond5, Philip Ross, Michael Pisano (C.C. BY 3.0), Phillip Klawitter (C.C. BY 3.0), Paloma Ricon (C.C. BY 3.0)