MYCELIUM: Fungi Acoustic Panel System.

27. July 2021 | Material | via


Bio-composite sound-absorbing surfaces by Arup and Mogu. (Credit:

Multidisciplinary work-collective Arup and Italian biodesign company Mogu teamed up to develop FORESTA, a biodegradable mycelium-based acoustic panel system with proven acoustic properties. “The FORESTA system is composed of acoustic panels made of mycelium – the vegetative tissue of fungus. Each module is grown by mushroom cultures on a substrate of agricultural waste materials such as hemp chives and textile residue, and supported on a frame of regional beech wood. After a final heat treatment, the material becomes a durable bio-composite with proven sound-absorbing properties.”

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