Friday, January 8, 2016

Birch Polypore Mushrooms

From Mark Boyle's book The Moneyless Man, making paper using found materials:

Birch Polypore mushrooms as seen at Ott Biological Preserve near Battle Creek, Michigan.

Bonus link:  Using stumps with Dryad Saddle growing on them to make paper

1 comment:

  1. FYI fun fact

    It is reported that the 5,000-year-old Ötzi the Iceman carried 4 pieces of this fungus and the conclusion was that he would have used it as tinder.

    I remember reading that conks\bracketfungi had other uses, too.