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#Biodegradable #Fashion made from #Mushrooms [#geekgirl]


Our disposable culture has unfortunately fashioned a world where we hardly repair anything, especially clothing. But a new wave of sustainable textile designers are aiming to change that, including Dutch designer Aniela Hoitink, who has developed a new textile grown from mushroom mycelium (the root of a mushroom). The revolutionary fabric called MycoTEX can be repaired when needed and once the garment is not in use anymore, it can easily be composted. It was recently displayed as a dress in the exhibition Fungal Futures.

Source: Inhabitat

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