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Here in the Pacific Northwest, autumn rains mean a sudden proliferation of mushrooms everywhere. It’s a glorious time for mycophiles. I’ve been doing some inner explorations with my favorite, A. muscaria, but I’ve also been having some more exoteric mushroom … Continue reading
“The Fly Agaric” by Toradh on deviantART “hedgehog” by jennomat on deviantART “Kids room commission II” by liselotte-eriksson on deviantART Mossy Mushroom Hat by Wandering Lydia (whose blog also features Amanita in the banner)
“Fly Agaric Faerie” by Liga Klavina “Fly Agarics” by iMEAO on deviantART Forest Children/Mushroom Baby Rattle by TheMermaidsMuse on Etsy
Only a few weeks after posting this DIY trick for Amanita muscaria seating, I found a plethora of other such ideas… From Martha Stewart (of course): From Running with Scissors: From Dollar Store Crafts: From (the appropriately … Continue reading
vesssper on deviantART posts a wonderful tutorial on making miniature “toadstools” (aka, Amanita muscaria) out of polymer clay:
This cute little paper doll by the poppy tree can have either antlers or an Amanita hat!
I’ve been remiss in not mentioning Elsa Beskow before now. She was a Swedish author/illustrator of children’s books, some of which feature charming forest dwellers capped with Amanita mushrooms. A few of my favorites: And finally, Nushkie on Etsy made … Continue reading
From the mad_hattery Livejournal community: chronographia posts photos of their gorgeous hand-knitted and felted fly agaric beret.
Melanie at Sweet Something shows step by step how to make a lovely crown with tiny amanita mushrooms, a perfect accessory for your romps through a fairytale forest…
Shey shows how she modified an old skirt with a beautiful fly agaric design on the Modesty is Pretty blog (apparently, the mushroom was a nod to Smurfs nostalgia).