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Description: Material made of the Phellinus ellipsoideus, a kind of big parasitic fungus that grows in the wild and attacks the trees in the subtropical forests. It has a soft surface very similar to suede-like products, is a 100% vegetable peel alternative to animal leather It has not the same mechanical strength as animal leather but can be couple or laminate with other backing materials, for instance a fabric or paper to increase its mechanical strength. It is not waterproof in its natural form, but it can be treated with eco wax. The total absence of toxic substance makes it ideal for the use in close-to-skin applications.