Sep 20, 2020

Student makes canoe from fungus which grows mushrooms when it’s used

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A Nebraska student has grown her own canoe using fungus — and it sprouts new mushrooms every time she takes it out on the water.

Katy Ayers, 28, created the 8ft-long boat from fibrous mushroom roots, otherwise known as mycelium.

The roots are usually found beneath soil and known for their dense, buoyant and waterproof properties, The Times reported.

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