Financing Challenges Pause Production of Mylo, the Mushroom Leather Collaborator of Lululemon and Stella McCartney

7月 11, 2023

US biotech startup Bolt Threads has reportedly halted production of its leather-like material, Mylo. Previously, British designer brand Stella McCartney, French luxury conglomerate Kering, German sportswear giant Adidas, and Canadian yoga apparel brand lululemon had all been utilizing this material.
Mylo is a renewable leather-like material that is both soft and durable. It closely resembles real leather in terms of appearance and feel, but it is actually made from mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms, in a laboratory setting. The growth process of Mylo’s mycelium raw mater …