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Bolt Threads Just Made Faux Leather From Mushroom Roots

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Bolt Threads, the maker of Microsilk, has introduced its second material–Mylo–the world’s first commercially available imitation leather grown from mycelium, the root structure of a mushroom. To do it, Bolt Threads partnered with biomaterials company Ecovative to license the initial mycelium technology and then perfect the process for commercial viability. Mylo looks and feels like…

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