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Amazonian Mushroom Eats Indestructible Plastics

Amazonian Mushroom Eats Indestructible Plastics

We use polyurethane to make just about everything — garden hoses, furniture, the entirety of my local 99-cent store. It’s easy to produce, durable, and dirt cheap. What it isn’t is recyclable — there isn’t a single natural process that breaks it down. That is until a newly-discovered Amazonian fungus…