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World's first "living coffin" made of mycelium is used in a burial

A “living coffin” has been used in a burial for the first time in the Netherlands. The coffin is made out of mycelium, a complex system of thread-like fibers that form the vegetative part of fungi. The coffin, called Living Cocoon, was developed by a Netherlands-based startup known as Loop to serve as a more sustainable option for burials. Speaking to Metro Newspaper, Bob Hendrikx, the founder of Loop, confirmed the successful burial.

 

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