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. 


Mulling Cortinarius neosanguineus pigment into watercolor paint.

Pigments Revealed International

Online mycology and color presentation.

Fungi Symbiosis, 2023. Mushroom dyed wool and embroidery thread (23.25” x 18.75”).

Archive II: Regeneration

Exhibition at the Textile Center.

Foraging in Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Botanical Colors

Multi-day mycology & color workshop.