First Mycotecture, Now Helioculture

Joule Unlimited is a biotechnology company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It "produces clean, infrastructure-compatible fuels directly from sunlight and waste CO2 in a single-step, continuous process that requires no costly biomass…

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Mycotecture

Mycotecture is a term created to describe buildings made of mushrooms, or more specifically, made of bricks made of mushroom roots known as mycelium. "Mycelium doesn't taste very good, but…

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Ford is Growing Car Parts

Could we be making our cars out of mushroom roots, mycellium, instead of petroleum based plastic? Maybe soon. One of my most popular posts is about Mycotecture, making strong, rigid…

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Most Viewed Posts 2010

As I review and renew in my garden, I thought I ought to look back at the year on the commonweeder. ┬áThe 5 most popular posts were not what I…

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What Do You Know About Mushrooms?

When my grandson Rory visited this summer he helped with chores, like getting woodchips for the paths in the potager. We were amazed to find something unexpected hiding in the…

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The Green in Vogue

In preparing for a Fashion in the Garden posting I have been reading the spring issue of Vogue magazine. Strictly business you understand. Besides, Tina Fey was on the cover.…

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