Fungus & Photos for Wired UK Magazine

Back in the fall of 2011, we got a call from Wired UK to photograph Eben Bayer, Gavin McIntyre, two young and innovative entrepreneurs working to solve the problem of polystyrene, aka Styrofoam packaging. The coolest part is they’re not just manufacturing a solution – they’re growing it. Ecovative Design grows all of their products from fungus. Completely innovative and 100% biodegradable, the packaging that Ecovative produces rivals all of the properties of traditional packaging, but is exponentially less taxing on the environment. Wired has the entire article up on their site, it’s a great read; highly recommended.

It was an awesome experience to meet Eben, Gavin, and the rest of the team at Ecovative.  Keep reading for more behind the scenes and the rest of our story…