in _aesthetics

Pleurotus & Fiber & (bio)Plastic

A test to explore mycelium behaviours on a substrate made by hemp fiber and (bio)Plastic. Once Pleurotus is sufficiently grown, petri capsula was opened to let it air-dry.
Results show an high tensile strength fibrous composite.

(bio)plastic recipe: #2.1
mycelium: POS 1 _ Pleurotus Ostreatus

sample 2.1.B _ air-dry

2.1.B_t1 2.1.B_t2 2.1.B_t3

sample 2.1.B _ detail

sample 2.1.B _ backlit