April 16th, 2019
1775 Yew Ave NE, Olympia, Washington 98506
Mushrooms for Dyes; Exploring the rainbow of color found in Pacific Northwest fungi.
Check out the full spectrum of permanent color that can be extracted from mushrooms found in the Pacific Northwest. This colorful presentation will take you to the intersection of mycology and the visual arts. Learn about the history of mushroom dyeing, the process of extracting and applying dye to fiber, mushroom ecology, ethical harvest, and the best dye species of the region. Spring mushroom season is around the corner, learn which dye species to look for to enhance your overall mycological experience.