Fly Agaric, amanita muscaria - blood-red cap with pyramidal, white patches; stalk has ring and bulbous base with rows of cottony patches. Poisonous, can cause delirium, raving, and profuse sweating.
The classic image of a mushroom, fly agaric is the most iconic and whimsical of fungi, conjuring images of cavorting gnomes and rabbits late for tea. A perfect token of friendship for the wood witch or forest sprite in your life!
This mycological specimen is created by needle felting — the artful and time consuming process of hand shaping wool with a sharp, barbed needle.
Sculpture dimensions are approximately 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 5" and it was created with roving wool and a vintage tea cup and saucer.
Item ships with a handmade tag containing a description of the specimen and arrives carefully packed with recycled shipping materials.
This item is not a toy and is not recommended for children. All works come from a tobacco free, one dog home.
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[Mycological description courtesy the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms]
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