Mushroom Skins Could be the Secret to Recyclable Electronics

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Takeaways:

  • Researchers from the University of Austria have developed a sustainable alternative to recycle electronic devices made from biodegradable mushroom skin.
  • They found that Ganoderma lucidum mushrooms grow a compact protective skin that can be perfect for a circuit substrate once dried.
  • The material could be bent 2,000 times and folded over multiple times without losing its electrical resistance.

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