Development of Biodegradable Footwear Inputs from Mushroom Mycelium

Authors
  • Jillian Silverman (University of Delaware)
  • Huantian Cao (University of Delaware)
  • Kelly Cobb (University of Delaware)

Abstract

This research developed and evaluated mushroom mycelium composites that have a potential application for shoe soles. To offer a solution to problems of waste, pollution, human health concerns, and resource depletion, this research incorporated exclusively natural and non-toxic materials, and many of the inputs were locally sourced.

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Silverman, J., Cao, H. & Cobb, K., (2018) “Development of Biodegradable Footwear Inputs from Mushroom Mycelium”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 75(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2018
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