Ph.D. candidate Sonia Travaglini measures a mushroom brick

From pollution cleanup to building houses, what can’t mushrooms do?

There are more than 5 million species of fungi, each eager to digest a particular waste product — sawdust, plastic, heavy metals — and turn it into new, natural and compostable material. In this Fiat Vox podcast, mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Sonia Travaglini talks about her work with "nature's recyclers."

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