The mushroom is cultivated by cutting Shii trees with axes and placing the logs by trees with growing shiitake or containing shiitake spores. It is a feature of many Asian cuisines and has long been considered a medicinal mushroom.
Cream to stone.
Keeps fresh for five to eight days thereafter it keeps its shape very well as it air dries.
It is a mushroom...
Looks fantastic with moss or place on bark.
Place a pin into the bottom of the mushroom as it dries to make it easier to add into a design later or glue with a drop of Oasis Adhesive
Design Example: Anchoring Mushrooms onto the design with a mud putty
Design Example: Floral Art Demonstrations
Design Example: Drying Mushrooms for Floral Art
Design Example: Mud!!! Floral Art Demonstration at the Rondebosch Flower Club, Cape Town, South Africa
Design Example: The Plant Material used in the Demonstration
Design Example: Kitchen Garden