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Fabricating leather-like materials from fungi [Registered]

Fungi-derived leather substitutes are an emerging class of ethically and environmentally responsible fabrics that are increasingly meeting consumer aesthetic and functional expectations and winning favour as an alternative to bovine and synthetic leathers. An international team of researchers from the University of Vienna, Imperial College London, and RMIT University in Australia demonstrate the considerable potential of these renewable sustainable fabrics derived from fungi in their recent review article in Nature Sustainability.…

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