How About Having Your Body Eaten By Mushrooms When You Die? That’s Fun

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How About Having Your Body Eaten By Mushrooms When You Die? That’s Fun

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When we die, a bodies lapse to a belligerent and turn one with a soil. However, they customarily do so in wooden boxes after they’ve been pumped full of preservative chemicals.

Let’s face it. The complicated tellurian funeral routine causes a lot of environmental damage. While there are a series of companies perplexing to change that, one association in California is roughly prepared to move their resolution to a market.

Jae Rhim Lee and Mike Ma are a co-founders of what they call a Infinity Burial Suit (pictured below).

Jae Rhim Lee and Mike Ma are a co-founders of what they call a Infinity Burial Suit (pictured below).

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You competence also know of a Infinity Burial Suit by a reduction pleasing nickname: a Mushroom Death Suit. The fit is done with thread infused with fungus spores. After a physique is buried, a spores start growing, regulating a ebbing physique as food. The process, while a small morbid, helps vacate a contaminants that are customarily found in tellurian bodies, such as pesticides and complicated metals.

Of course, scrupulously regulating a fit requires that a defunct skip a normal embalming routine that’s so common in a American genocide caring industry.

Of course, scrupulously regulating a fit requires that a defunct skip a normal embalming routine that's so common in a American genocide caring industry.

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This innovative new fit was announced roughly 5 years ago, and it caused utterly a stir. Now a product is scarcely prepared to strike a market.

This innovative new fit was announced roughly 5 years ago, and it caused utterly a stir. Now a product is scarcely prepared to strike a market.

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The suit’s initial tellurian user will be a 63-year-old male by a name of Dennis White. White is now pang a lethal neurodegenerative illness called Primary Progressive Aphasia.

The suit's initial tellurian user will be a 63-year-old male by a name of Dennis White. White is now pang a lethal neurodegenerative illness called Primary Progressive Aphasia.

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Lee estimates that a initial chronicle of a fungus fit will be accessible for humans someday this spring. They’re also operative on a pod chronicle for pet burials.

Lee estimates that a initial chronicle of a fungus fit will be accessible for humans someday this spring. They're also operative on a pod chronicle for pet burials.

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(via Atlas Obscura)

Now that’s interesting. I’m not a biggest fan of mushrooms, though I’m all for withdrawal a smaller CO footprint after I’m gone.