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Fashion From Fungi: MycoWorks Raises $17M for Cruelty-Free Alt Leather

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Your next pair of leather boots could be made from fungi, if San Francisco-based MycoWorks has anything to say about it. The sustainable material manufacturer is responsible for Reishi, a material innovation that relies on mycelium—the vegetative structure of a fungus or bacterial colony—to replicate the qualities of natural leather. On Tuesday, the company announced…

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