Living Mushroom Coffins Help Bodies Decompose in 2 Years
He soon ended up adapting the concept to a coffin based on mycelium. “Normally, what we do as humans is we take something out of nature, we kill it, and we use it. So I thought: what if we humans start moving from working with dead materials toward a world in which we work with living materials? We would not only become less of a parasite, but we could also start exploring super-cool material properties, like living lights, walls that are self-healing, and that kind of stuff,” elaborated Hendrikx.