Fungi Dyes Cortinarius Semisanguineus

Cortinareous Fungi Dye

Cortinarius Semisanguineus – Yellow, Orange dye from stems
Reds, pinks from caps
FI: Verihelttaseitikki

Alum Mordant
3 litres water
25 grams alum
10 grams cream of Tartar
Bring to boil and then let cool

100 gram wool yarn tied in skeins
Rinse the clean washed yarn in cool water
Add the yarn into the cool mordant bath and bring it to 80-90 C degrees
Simmer for 1 hour
Remove and let cool

Mushroom Fungi Dye Bath
Separate the mushroom caps from the stems and use them as separate dye baths.… Read more...