Tech Thursday: Mushroom-based Alternative Leather
Alternative leathers are on the rise in the fashion industry, growing at an annual rate of 9.5%. Theses alternatives can be made from plants, plastic, lab-generated material, or even mushrooms. Mycelium (mushroom) leather is one of the latest innovations in this space, possessing superior flexibility, strength, and ecological benefits. Hopefully, the fashion industry will start seeing more mushroom leather in the future.
For more information, check out https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/14/business/leather-fake-mycelium-mushrooms-fashion.html