Plastics are energy-richsubstances, which is why many of them burn so readily. Any organism that could unlock and use that energy would do well in the Anthropocene. Terrestrialbacteria and fungi which can manage this trick are alreadyfamiliar to experts in the field. Dr Mincer and Dr Amaral-Zettler foundevidence of them on their marineplastic, too.
A canister of flour from the kitchen had been thrown at the looking-glass and layliketrampledsnowover the remains of a decentbluesuit with the liningrippedout which lay ontop of the ruin of a plasticwardrobe.