The IMDI was
created by Miriam C. Rice in 1985 to encourage the use of
Fungal Pigments; to further research on their extraction
and employment; to encourage research and cultivation of
dye fungi; to financially assist artists and researchers
to participate in the international symposia and exhibitions.
Back to where it all began
- Mendocino County!
workshop exploring the legacy of Miriam C. Rice's mushroom dyes... November
The 17th International Fungi
& Fibre Symposium in CANADA!
one of the many mushroom dye classes at the 17th Symposium
in B. C.
Many, many more photos and reports to come!
October 17-22, 2016 The
17th International Fungi and Fibre Symposium was
held in Madeira Park, Britsh Columbia, CANADA! We
enjoyed an incredible week of workshops, dyepots,
forays, and camaraderie with others sharing our passion
for mushroom dyeing & and all the fungal
is a wonderful video created by Lesley O'Keeffe
of some of the many photo memories submitted
by inspired attendees of the 17th
International Fungi & Fibre Symposium! Enjoy!
of many memorable highlights of the Sympoiusm was a wonderfully
detailed lecture on dye chemistry presented Preben Graae
sharing some of his research and recent experiments with
the dye chemistry of Cortinarius
semi-sanguineus. He has graciously allowed us
to have a link to this exciting new material. See additional dye
chemistry details here.
THE NEW MIRIAM C.
RICE DVD IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO ORDER DIRECTLY FROM Fungi
from the sale of this video will benefit the travel
grant program of the The International
Mushroom Dye Institute
financially assist fiber/fungi artists and researchers to participate
future International Fungi & Fibre Symposia.
for Color" Website is sponsored by the International
Mushroom Dye Institute (IMDI), founded
by Miriam C. Rice in 1985 who believed that people throughout
the world would benefit from exploring the full spectrum of
color derived from mushrooms.
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