February 10, 2008

A Rosy Outlook

Another fantastic fungus--this one is Russula rosacea, a small specimen I found growing out of the leaf litter on the forest floor. The "rosacea" in the name is an obvious reference to the color, a pink verging on salmon.

Here's the eponymous quilt: I handpainted the fabrics on the left and top, there's couched yarn and threads, and some hand beading around the photo. Here's a detail:

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