Leather is an amazingly versatile material. But getting leather from animals is a labor-intensive and toxic process.
Now biomaterials company, Bolt Threads, is reinventing this classic material with mycelium! Soft, sustainable, animal-friendly —and stylish!— mycelium leather is taking sustainable fashion to a whole new level.
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