World’s first ‘living coffin’ made from mushrooms in the Netherlands
21 September 2020 | 9:00 am
A Dutch start-up has created the world's first "living coffin" made from mushrooms at the Delft University of Technology, an invention that its founder Bob Hendrikx says will help to decompose the body faster and enrich nature instead of polluting it.
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