Phanerochaete chrysosporium

The breakdown of polycarbonate (PC) is possible once the mould Phanerochaete chrysosporium has undergone a specific treatment.

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Galleria mellonella

Certain substances in the digestive tract of the Galleria mellonella caterpillar break down polyethylene. These caterpillars can therefore eat and digest this kind of plastic.

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Aspergillus tubingensis fungus

This study by Khan (2017) shows that the mould Aspergillus tubingensis contributes to a quicker breakdown of polyester polyurethane.