AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A start-up in Aurora has raised nearly $40 million to make new products out of mushrooms. MycoTechnology has earned nearly $120 million in funding.

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According to BusinessDen, the company make a mushroom-based sweetener that could go in things like coffee and a mushroom protein product the company claims tastes something like cereal.

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