Events, Art

Wild Mushroom and Lichen Dyes with Alissa Allen

When: Sat., May 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2016

Every region has its own palette of mushroom and lichen dyes. This class takes an in-depth look at using local, wild fungi as sustainable, safe dye sources. Starting with 10-12 different species, with the addition of safe mordants and pH modifiers, we end up with about 20 colors in all. Students learn about mushroom safety, identification basics, habitats and ethical harvest. Participants receive a customized color guide to the best regional dye mushrooms and lichens and learn where to go for help with with identification. All materials included.

Price: $150

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