Smithsonian x Ecovative: Welcome to the future— building with mushrooms

Future Stage at Smithsonian - featuring talking panel

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Panel: Future of Food featured Elliot Grant, Danielle Nierenberg, Eben Bayer, Taeryn Kim, and Ashley Mincey at Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building. If you attend or livestream the Smithsonian’s weekly FUTURES events, you’ll see the speakers sitting on a stage that we built with mycelium. The Smithsonian is an historically […]

Learning to Create with Fungi

Exhibit of objects made from mycelium

Designer Isabel Correa’s experiments ask what interspecies collaboration looks like Turning a corner in the basement of Columbia University’s Teachers College, the heat suddenly rose by several degrees. “This is where it gets very hot,” said designer and PhD candidate Isabel Correa, leading the way down the winding corridors. “It’s good for the mushrooms.” Down a […]