Can today's plastics be replaced by fungus?

Can today's plastics be replaced by fungus?


About 91% of plastic isn’t recycled and we consume about 5 grams of micro plastic waste in our food every week,. Microscopic pieces of plastic have been discovered in the most remote locations, from the depths of the ocean to Arctic ice. Another place that plastic is appearing is inside our bodies.

Published: Jun, 10, 2022

Plastic has become a vital part of our lives. Look around your house and you’ll see plastic everywhere; whether it’s your toothbrush or your TV remote, your pen, or even the coating of your phone’s charger. Everything is made from some form of plastic. But how can a fungus replace a substance like plastic?

Look at this great story by Undecided with Matt Ferrell.