Fungi are everywhere, as mushrooms and as mycelium living underground or inside of plants. Not everyone is familiar with mushrooms, so there’s plenty of opportunity to learn the fundamentals. We’ve collected some key concepts and terms to better understand how fungi work, and how we work with them.
Ecovative’s aerial mycelium technology
Derived from biomass, such as plants
Production of complex biologic products such as cells
Mycelium material for tanneries to turn into mushroom leather
Spore-producing organisms such as molds, yeast, and mushrooms
Our environmentally-controlled vertical mycelium farm
Branching filaments that make up the mycelium of a fungus
Grows and licenses MycoComposite™ technology for packaging
The vegetative part of a fungus, a network of hyphae
Where we research, develop, and produce our materials
Ecovative’s technology using hemp hurd bound by mycelium
100% pure mycelium foam used for cosmetics and apparel
A worldview encouraging persons on Earth to act as a harmonious crew sharing finite resources, coined by Buckminster Fuller.