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Is fungus fabric really taking off?

Is fungus fabric really taking off?

Despite growing interest, biodegradable materials like mycelium leather face challenges in significantly reducing fashion waste due to scalability and overproduction issues.

Kiley Price reports for Inside Climate News.

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Teaching youth to heal land and community with fungi

Teaching youth to heal land and community with fungi

In Denver, Spirit of the Sun is guiding Native American youth to use mycelium for environmental restoration and community nourishment.

Kate Nelson reports for Civil Eats.

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Fungi's role in environmental cleanup and construction innovation
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Fungi's role in environmental cleanup and construction innovation

In Cleveland, a novel approach harnesses fungi's power to address pollution and housing crises.

Nick Hilden reports for the BBC.

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Unlocking soil's carbon storage potential through fungi

Unlocking soil's carbon storage potential through fungi

By delving into the world of underground fungi, farmers like Timothy Robb are revolutionizing soil health, leading to robust crops and enhanced carbon sequestration.

Grey Moran reports for Civil Eats.

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Can we create 'living buildings' made of fungi? And could they help us adapt to climate change?

A team of Vancouver academics is spanning the boundary between microbiology and architecture, thanks to oyster mushrooms and other common fungi. It could help construction's environmental impact, and help with insulation and even air quality.
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The rush to map underground fungi networks before they’re gone

What these scientists learn could help save these crucial networks elsewhere in the planet as climate change threatens them.

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Can hidden fungal networks help save earthly existence?

Merlin Sheldrake, a biologist and author, is doing his best to show the world all the amazing things fungi can do to benefit life on a damaged planet.
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