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Our planet has grown a new sensory organ, a diffuse and orbital mycelium of detectors, radio transmissions and microprocessors.
The fungal strands, the mycelium, effectively increase the root mass of its host plant by as much as a thousand times and transport a bevy of goodies to the host plants, including phosphorus, copper, calcium and zinc.
The lamps are actually made from a mixture of corn stalk and hemp that is infused with live mycelium cells, the root structure of mushrooms.
Once infection has begun, the mycelium continues to spread, regardless of atmospheric conditions.
Bayer began working with mycelium as part of a school project in college to find a replacement for the toxic adhesive used in building manufacturing.
Ecovative Design uses mycelium as a bonding agent to hold together wood particles for paneling, as well as for a durable, flame-retardant, and lightweight packaging.
Mycelium is the threadlike, vegetative part of a mushroom, and the process of engineering involves using it as an adhesive.
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First Known Use: 1836See Words from the same year
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