Okay, I LOVE mushrooms, especially with a great Oregonian Pinot Noir. But, now these delectable little fungi are serving a higher purpose – in wine shipping.
Using the roots of the mushrooms – or “mycelium” – (whoa did you just get that too? total biology class flashback) a new company has created an innovative insulating packing material from this agriculture byproduct to produce EcoCradle wine shippers.
Genius! Recycling at its best and a more eco-friendly alternative to styrofoam shippers…good little mushrooms. Read the article here.