I have been doing tests with growing natural fibers in kumbucha.
So far i have tested pine needles, lashing rope, the bark and the core of twigs (seperatly), and hay.
As this was my first time growing kumbucha i was very pleased with the outcome.
I tested the diffirent fibers by putting them in between 2 pieces and then let them dry.
when dry they looked like this.
For my new batch I am focusing more on natural materials, that (other than possibly giving more strength) are also good insulators. for example sheep wool, cattail (the bit at the top that is soft),…