Fungi Dyes and Recipes

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Boletopsis grisea
The Boletopsis grisea mushroom gives lovely green and olive colours

Cortinarius semisanguineus
The Cortinarius semisanguineus mushroom produces orange and red dyes with an alum mordant.

Hapalopilus rutilans
Hapalopilus rutilans mushroom yields violet and red colours in an alkali dyebath.

Phaeolus schweinitzii
The Phaeolus schweinitzii fungus gives lovely gold yellow shades of colour.

Pisolithus arhizus
The Pizolithus arhizus mushroom yields browns and gold colours.

A papermaking workshop in Finland using polypores and fungi.
Mushroom Dye Workshop - Finland July 2004

International Fungi Symposium
Mushroom dye workshops, lichen dyes.

Sonoma County Mycological Association

Flora Celtica
Lists species of mushrooms used for colour in Scotland.

IFFS 11th Biennual Symposium
International Fungi & Fibre Symposium

International Mushroom Dye Institute

International Federation of Fungi & Fibre