Fungi and mycelium provide a flexible, earth-friendly material for all kinds of products.

Katy Ayers paddles on a lake in her mycelium canoe
Katy Ayers in her mycelium canoe (Courtesy Katy Ayers)

Washington State University student Katy Ayers built a world record-setting canoe out of mycelium, her MyConoe. That’s just the beginning of her ideas about materials made from fungus. Larry Clark, editor of Washington State Magazine, talked with Ayers about products made from fungi and mycelium, along with potential fungi items such as fishing bobbers and hunting blinds.


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Shirt, chair, hat, shoes, cup, and dress made of mycelium