Mushroom Tea House


Artist Phil Ross has built this tea house made for a show in Germany. The bricks are made from the roots of mushrooms and during the show they pieces are crumbled off to make tea for the visitors.

Mushroom roots (mycelium) are now being cultivated for various different applications as a green alternative to packing foam, insulation and household bricks, see this article in Time for more information.

Found via Data is Nature.


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