TEXTILE TALK: Mushroom Color Atlas: A Chromatic Universe of Fungi

Join me in conversation with the Surface Design Association and Studio Art Quilt Associates in their weekly Textile Talk series about the Mushroom Color Atlas.

Color swatches from the Mushroom Color Atlas.

Color swatches from the Mushroom Color Atlas.

Discover the stunning and diverse range of colors derived from the kaleidoscopic fungi kingdom. Hear about my process, learn how to forage and identify dye mushrooms and discover how to transform the color into dyes, pigments, paints and inks. Textile TalkTextile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, the Modern Quilt Guild, Quilt Alliance, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Studio Art Quilt Associates and Surface Design Association. The programs are held online at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific) each Wednesday. 


Beech mushrooms. Ted Cavanaugh for Popular Science

How to Use the Power of Mushrooms to Improve Your Life

Enter the worlds of mushroom dyeing, mycotecture, and more by Julia Craven.

Seasonal mushroom color palette for the month of May.

Online Mushroom Pigment Demonstration

I gave an online demonstration with mushroom pigments, paints and inks with Art Tool Kit.

Aureoboletus mirabilis overlayed above a mushroom dyes and pigments.

International Fungi & Fiber Symposium

The 19th International Fungi & Fiber Symposium in Port Townsend, WA October 2022.