Eben Bayer

Are mushrooms the new plastic?

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Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile stuff like furniture, plasma screens — and the environment.

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Eben Bayer · Green designer

Eben Bayer is co-inventor of MycoBond, an organic (really — it's based on mycelium, a living, growing organism) adhesive that turns agriwaste into a foam-like material for packaging and insulation.

Eben Bayer is co-inventor of MycoBond, an organic (really — it's based on mycelium, a living, growing organism) adhesive that turns agriwaste into a foam-like material for packaging and insulation.