The Rainbow Beneath My Feet: A Mushroom Dyer's Field Guide

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 Book language : English

ISBN : 9780815606802

Author : Arleen R. Bessette and Alan E. Bessette

Release Year : 2001

Pages : 176

A unique and useful reference guide to some of the more common and best color-producing dye mushrooms of North America. The book includes step-by-step instructions to the process from collecting the mushrooms to dyeing the wool. There is an accurate and up-to-date description for each species along with over 200 color photographs.

The scope of this work goes beyond the identification of species. The authors provide information about dyeing equipment, mordants, preparing and dyeing the wool, and the dazzling array of colors that can be obtained from mushroom.