A mossy fungus could be used to make nutritional food products after an apocalypse, or on Mars, according to research by designer Julia Schwarz.
In her project Unseen Edible, Schwarz – a recent graduate from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna – has developed a range of food products made from lichen, a hardy fungus-like species that grows on plants, tree bark and rocks.
People were invited to sample these products, from bread and butter, to pesto and pasta, during the recent Vienna Design Week.
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