A Dutch Company developed a living coffin made out of mycelium which a deceased person was buried in this week; “The Living Cocoon enables people to become one with nature again and to enrich the soil, instead of polluting it.”

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In my home country we just wrap the dead in cotton cloth and bury them with no markings (rocks, but no decorations). It’s more efficient, I never understood coffins

YAZEED-IX

I love this. I find it incredibly selfish that people expect a permanent space on the planet for their rotting corpse. Think of all the cemeteries that could be turned into forested and habitat protected areas.

Tenacious_Dad

Finally. I don’t want to slowly rot in a coffin. Send me back to nature.

FlandersFlannigan

I’m sorry to be the one to ask the question here…what kind of mushrooms would I make? Would they be edible?

absterge17

Or, you know, just use a wooden casket. If there’s one thing I learned growing up having to deal with deaths is that the funeral business is 1 big scam based on emotional blackmail. The prices those thugs dare to charge are fucking absurd. Fuck your profession.

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