Bulk mycelium forming and drying

A project log for Mycelium Composite Structures

Using grown mycelium in hemp substrate for scaffolding in composites applications.

David TroetschelDavid Troetschel 08/04/2020 at 14:290 Comments

Mycelium is left to grow in closet.

Taping to shape and curing in sun.

Mycelium looks fine, clearly missing in some areas though.

Splitting of the casings was done over several days, in retrospect it should have been done faster. Once in sun, trapped moisture encouraged bacterial growth etc.