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Battery with anode made of mushrooms

RDoc

S85D
Aug 24, 2012
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Boston North Shore
It looks like they just use the stems. If they're going to have mushroom caps as a "waste" product of the process, perhaps they should investigate Chanterelles. That might be profitable enough that the battery anodes would be considered a by-product.

Now, if this worked with Alba Truffles.....
 

FlasherZ

Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv
Jun 21, 2012
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It looks like they just use the stems. If they're going to have mushroom caps as a "waste" product of the process, perhaps they should investigate Chanterelles. That might be profitable enough that the battery anodes would be considered a by-product.

Now, if this worked with Alba Truffles.....

Top o' the Mushroom (Seinfeld reference). They found a use for the mushroom stumps!
 

Mookuh

Member
Feb 9, 2012
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Interesting read, would be wonderful if it could be made to work. Though whether they would be able to last for 8+ years remains to be seen, and building your batteries around replacing the Anodes would more likely than not nullify most advantages you gain here, if it's even possible.
 

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