December 2018 Meeting
Monday, December 17th at 7:30 p.m.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Speaker: Alissa Allen, founder of Mycopigments
Program: "Mushrooms and Lichens for Dyes: Making rainbows from fungi"
My talk will be an introduction to the full spectrum of permanent color that can be extracted from mushrooms and lichens found in California. I will touch on safety, ethical harvest, the dyeing process and identification of dye species. There will be lots of colorful slides, and dye examples on the display table. Visit for more information about mycopigment events and projects.