I’ve been lucky enough to attend the Fall 2012 Plants and Fungi at ASHH. I’m learning much with this great intro class and was thrilled to expand my horizons with natural dyeing last week. I found DIY dyeing a great way to re-purpose stained clothing as well as a totally new use/relationship with plants I never previously considered.
Word is going around that the gracious Arleen Bessette will soon do a dyeing with mushrooms workshop. In the meantime, she sent along this list of species to look out for:
To preserve for dyeing, thoroughly dry, place in zip-lock bags, and put into the freezer for 2 weeks minimum. Old, very mature specimens are good.