Eco-Friendly Materials: Mushrooms in Construction

A cracked cap polypore fungus grows on a tree trunk in Indiana.

Using mushrooms in construction may sound insane. But a remarkable trend is emerging in the construction industry: the use of mushrooms as building materials. Yes, you read that right. Mushrooms are those humble fungi we often associate with culinary applications, yet they are finding their way into the very foundations of our built environment. This […]