"“Fungi are very sensitive; they will change their growth in relationship to how they’re being poked and things like that,” Ross says. “You put it in a cup, it would take the shape of a cup.”
"Ross says that right now, they can produce a slab of mycelium that’s 27 square feet—comparable to a full-size cowhide—in two weeks. They hope to get the process down to about a week, and eventually ramp up production so that they can efficiently produce millions of square feet each year, and maybe even build facilities in other U.S. cities."